See also: Alpine

EnglishEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Latin Alpīnus, from Alpēs (the Alps). Cognates include French alpin.

PronunciationEdit

  • (US) IPA(key): /ˈæl.paɪn/
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alpine (comparative more alpine, superlative most alpine)

  1. Of, relating to, or inhabiting mountains, especially above the timberline.
    alpine snows
  2. (skiing) Of or relating to slalom and downhill skiing.
    Coordinate term: Nordic

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alpine (plural alpines)

  1. (botany) An w:alpine plant, any of several plants, native to mountain habitats, often grown in a rock garden.
    • 1991, Jack Elliott, Alpines in the Open Garden, Christopher Helm, →ISBN, page 64:
      There can be little doubt that the autumn-flowering gentians are the elite of late-flowering alpines, but alas they can only be enjoyed by those gardeners with an acid soil, unless they can be grown in containers.

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EtymologyEdit

Borrowed from French alpin, alpine.

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /ˌɑlˈpi.nə/
  • (file)
  • Hyphenation: al‧pi‧ne
  • Rhymes: -inə

AdjectiveEdit

alpine (comparative alpiner, superlative meest alpine or alpinest)

  1. Alternative form of alpien.

InflectionEdit

Inflection of alpine
uninflected alpine
inflected alpine
comparative alpiner
positive comparative superlative
predicative/adverbial alpine alpiner het alpinest
het alpineste
indefinite m./f. sing. alpine alpinere alpineste
n. sing. alpine alpiner alpineste
plural alpine alpinere alpineste
definite alpine alpinere alpineste
partitive alpines alpiners

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alpine

  1. feminine singular of alpin

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alpine f pl

  1. feminine plural of alpino

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LatinEdit

AdjectiveEdit

alpīne

  1. vocative masculine singular of alpīnus