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subtil

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AdjectiveEdit

subtil (comparative more subtil, superlative most subtil)

  1. (obsolete) subtle
    • 1611, Bible (Authorized, or King James, Version)[1], Genesis 3:1
      Now the serpent was more subtil than any beast of the field which the LORD God had made. And he said unto the woman, Yea, hath God said, Ye shall not eat of every tree of the garden?

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DanishEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Latin subtīlis (fine, thin), from sub + tēla (a web).

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /subtiːl/, [sub̥ˈtˢiːˀl]

AdjectiveEdit

subtil (neuter subtilt, definite and plural subtile)

  1. subtle

FrenchEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Latin subtīlis.

PronunciationEdit

AdjectiveEdit

subtil m (feminine subtile, masculine plural subtils, feminine plural subtiles)

  1. subtle

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GermanEdit

PronunciationEdit

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AdjectiveEdit

subtil (comparative subtiler, superlative am subtilsten)

  1. subtle

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PortugueseEdit

AdjectiveEdit

subtil m, f (plural subtis, comparable)

  1. (Portugal) Alternative form of sutil

RomanianEdit

AdjectiveEdit

subtil mn nom/acc forms

  1. subtle

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SwedishEdit

AdjectiveEdit

subtil (comparative subtilare, superlative subtilast)

  1. subtle

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