See also: Alert

English Edit

Pronunciation Edit

Etymology 1 Edit

From French alerte (alert), from the phrase à l’erte (on the watch), from Italian all'erta (to the height), from erta (lookout, tower).[1]

Adjective Edit

alert (comparative more alert, superlative most alert)

  1. Attentive; awake; on guard.
  2. (obsolete) brisk; nimble; moving with celerity.
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Noun Edit

alert (plural alerts)

  1. An alarm.
  2. A notification of higher importance than an advisory.
  3. (military) A state of readiness for potential combat.
    an airborne alert; ground alert
  4. (computing) Synonym of bell (bell character).
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Etymology 2 Edit

Formed within English by conversion, from alert (adj). Compare French alerter.[2]

Verb Edit

alert (third-person singular simple present alerts, present participle alerting, simple past and past participle alerted)

  1. To give warning to.
Translations Edit

References Edit

  1. ^ "alert, adj. and n.", OED Online, revised Sep. 2012 for Oxford English Dictionary, 3rd ed.. Oxford University Press.
  2. ^ "alert, v.", OED Online, revised Sep. 2012 for Oxford English Dictionary, 3rd ed.. Oxford University Press.

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Dutch Edit

Etymology Edit

Borrowed from French alerte.

Pronunciation Edit

Adjective Edit

alert (comparative alerter, superlative alertst)

  1. alert

Inflection Edit

Inflection of alert
uninflected alert
inflected alerte
comparative alerter
positive comparative superlative
predicative/adverbial alert alerter het alertst
het alertste
indefinite m./f. sing. alerte alertere alertste
n. sing. alert alerter alertste
plural alerte alertere alertste
definite alerte alertere alertste
partitive alerts alerters

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Descendants Edit

  • Negerhollands: allert

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German Edit

Etymology Edit

Borrowed from French alerte.

Pronunciation Edit

Adjective Edit

alert (strong nominative masculine singular alerter, comparative alerter, superlative am alertesten)

  1. alert

Declension Edit

Further reading Edit

  • alert” in Duden online
  • alert” in Digitales Wörterbuch der deutschen Sprache

Polish Edit

 
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Etymology Edit

Borrowed from French alerte or English alert, from Italian all'erta.[1][2] First attested in the second half of the 20th century.[2]

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Noun Edit

alert m inan

  1. alert (device used to alarm people)
    Synonym: alarm
    antyterrorystyczny alerta terrorist alert
  2. alert (sound used to alarm people)
    Synonym: alarm
  3. alert (state of being alerted)
    pomarańczowy alertorange alert
    czerwony alertred alert
    alert ekologicznyan ecological alert
    ogłaszać/ogłosić alertto declare alert
    alert obowiązujealert holds form/applies to
  4. (military) alert (state of readiness for potential combat)
  5. (technology) alert
    Synonym: powiadomienie

Declension Edit

Derived terms Edit

adjective

References Edit

  1. ^ Mirosław Bańko; Lidia Wiśniakowska (2021) Wielki słownik wyrazów obcych, →ISBN
  2. 2.0 2.1 Andrzej Bańkowski (2000) Etymologiczny słownik języka polskiego (in Polish)

Further reading Edit

  • alert in Wielki słownik języka polskiego, Instytut Języka Polskiego PAN
  • alert in Polish dictionaries at PWN

Romanian Edit

Etymology Edit

Borrowed from French alerte.

Adjective Edit

alert m or n (feminine singular alertă, masculine plural alerți, feminine and neuter plural alerte)

  1. wide-awake

Declension Edit

Swedish Edit

Etymology Edit

Borrowed from French alerte, from Italian all'erta (on guard).

Pronunciation Edit

Adjective Edit

alert (comparative alertare, superlative alertast)

  1. alert

Declension Edit

Inflection of alert
Indefinite Positive Comparative Superlative2
Common singular alert alertare alertast
Neuter singular alert alertare alertast
Plural alerta alertare alertast
Masculine plural3 alerte alertare alertast
Definite Positive Comparative Superlative
Masculine singular1 alerte alertare alertaste
All alerta alertare alertaste
1) Only used, optionally, to refer to things whose natural gender is masculine.
2) The indefinite superlative forms are only used in the predicative.
3) Dated or archaic

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