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Etymology edit

Borrowed from German arglos. Equivalent to contemporary erg (bad, evil) +‎ -loos (less). First attested in the late 18th century.

Pronunciation edit

  • IPA(key): /ˈɑr.ɣəˌloːs/
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  • Hyphenation: ar‧ge‧loos

Adjective edit

argeloos (comparative argelozer, superlative meest argeloos or argeloost)

  1. unsuspecting

Inflection edit

Declension of argeloos
uninflected argeloos
inflected argeloze
comparative argelozer
positive comparative superlative
predicative/adverbial argeloos argelozer het argeloost
het argelooste
indefinite m./f. sing. argeloze argelozere argelooste
n. sing. argeloos argelozer argelooste
plural argeloze argelozere argelooste
definite argeloze argelozere argelooste
partitive argeloos argelozers

Derived terms edit

Descendants edit

  • Afrikaans: argeloos