vild

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

As if the past participle of a verb to vile. See vile (adjective).

Adjective[edit]

vild ‎(comparative more vild, superlative most vild)

  1. (obsolete) vile
    • Edmund Spenser
      Ye have rooted all the Relicks out
      Of that vild Race, and 'stablished my Peace.

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Part or all of this entry has been imported from the 1913 edition of Webster’s Dictionary, which is now free of copyright and hence in the public domain. The imported definitions may be significantly out of date, and any more recent senses may be completely missing.


Danish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Norse villr ‎(wild) and Old Saxon wildi, from Proto-Germanic *wilþijaz.

Pronunciation[edit]

Adjective[edit]

vild ‎(neuter vildt, definite and plural vilde, comparative vildere, superlative vildest)

  1. wild
  2. fierce, ferocious
  3. savage

Swedish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Norse villr ‎(wild) and Old Saxon wildi, from Proto-Germanic *wilþijaz.

Pronunciation[edit]

Adjective[edit]

Inflection of vild
Indefinite/attributive Positive Comparative Superlative2
Common singular vild vildare vildast
Neuter singular vilt vildare vildast
Plural vilda vildare vildast
Definite Positive Comparative Superlative
Masculine singular1 vilde vildare vildaste
All vilda vildare vildaste
1) Only used, optionally, to refer to things whose natural gender is masculine.
2) The indefinite superlative forms are only used in an attributive role.

vild

  1. wild
  2. not tame or domesticated

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