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EtymologyEdit

From Middle French elegant, ultimately from Latin elegans.

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elegant (comparative more elegant, superlative most elegant)

  1. Characterised by or exhibiting elegance.
  2. Characterised by minimalism and intuitiveness while preserving exactness and precision.
    an elegant solution

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elegant (masculine and feminine plural elegants)

  1. elegant

DanishEdit

EtymologyEdit

Borrowed from French élégant, from Latin ēlegāns.

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /eləɡant/, [eləˈɡ̊anˀd̥]

AdjectiveEdit

elegant

  1. elegant, smart
  2. elegant, neat
  3. (adverbial) elegantly, smartly, neatly

InflectionEdit

Inflection of elegant
Positive Comparative Superlative
Common singular elegant elegantere elegantest2
Neuter singular elegant elegantere elegantest2
Plural elegante elegantere elegantest2
Definite attributive1 elegante elegantere eleganteste
1) When an adjective is applied predicatively to something definite, the corresponding "indefinite" form is used.
2) The "indefinite" superlatives may not be used attributively.

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PronunciationEdit

  • (Southern) IPA(key): /eləˈɣɑnt/
  • (Northern) IPA(key): /eləˈxɑnt/
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EtymologyEdit

From Middle French elegant.

AdjectiveEdit

elegant (comparative eleganter, superlative elegantst)

  1. elegant

InflectionEdit

Inflection of elegant
uninflected elegant
inflected elegante
comparative eleganter
positive comparative superlative
predicative/adverbial elegant eleganter het elegantst
het elegantste
indefinite m./f. sing. elegante elegantere elegantste
n. sing. elegant eleganter elegantste
plural elegante elegantere elegantste
definite elegante elegantere elegantste
partitive elegants eleganters

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GermanEdit

EtymologyEdit

Borrowed from Middle French elegant.

PronunciationEdit

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elegant (comparative eleganter, superlative am elegantesten)

  1. elegant

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Middle FrenchEdit

AdjectiveEdit

elegant m (feminine singular elegante, masculine plural elegants, feminine plural elegantes)

  1. elegant

Norwegian BokmålEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Latin elegans, via French élégant

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elegant (neuter singular elegant, definite singular and plural elegante)

  1. elegant

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Norwegian NynorskEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Latin elegans, via French élégant

AdjectiveEdit

elegant (neuter singular elegant, definite singular and plural elegante)

  1. elegant

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