DutchEdit

EtymologyEdit

gier (eager) +‎ -ig

PronunciationEdit

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AdjectiveEdit

gierig (comparative gieriger, superlative gierigst)

  1. stingy, miserly, covetous

InflectionEdit

Inflection of gierig
uninflected gierig
inflected gierige
comparative gieriger
positive comparative superlative
predicative/adverbial gierig gieriger het gierigst
het gierigste
indefinite m./f. sing. gierige gierigere gierigste
n. sing. gierig gieriger gierigste
plural gierige gierigere gierigste
definite gierige gierigere gierigste
partitive gierigs gierigers

Derived termsEdit


GermanEdit

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /ˈɡiːʁɪç/ (standard)
  • IPA(key): /ˈɡiːʁɪk/ (common form in southern Germany, Austria, and Switzerland)
  • Hyphenation: gie‧rig
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AdjectiveEdit

gierig (comparative gieriger, superlative am gierigsten)

  1. greedy
  2. eager

DeclensionEdit

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