DanishEdit

EtymologyEdit

From gift (poison) +‎ -ig, after German giftig.

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /ɡifti/, [ˈɡ̊ifd̥i]

AdjectiveEdit

giftig

  1. poisonous
  2. venomous
  3. toxic
  4. waspish
  5. catty
  6. barbed
  7. disagreeable

InflectionEdit

Inflection of giftig
Positive Comparative Superlative
Common singular giftig giftigere giftigst2
Neuter singular giftigt giftigere giftigst2
Plural giftige giftigere giftigst2
Definite attributive1 giftige giftigere giftigste
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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DutchEdit

EtymologyEdit

From gift (poison) +‎ -ig. Cognate with German giftig.

PronunciationEdit

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AdjectiveEdit

giftig (comparative giftiger, superlative giftigst)

  1. poisonous, venomous, toxic

InflectionEdit

Inflection of giftig
uninflected giftig
inflected giftige
comparative giftiger
positive comparative superlative
predicative/adverbial giftig giftiger het giftigst
het giftigste
indefinite m./f. sing. giftige giftigere giftigste
n. sing. giftig giftiger giftigste
plural giftige giftigere giftigste
definite giftige giftigere giftigste
partitive giftigs giftigers

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GermanEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Middle High German giftec; equivalent to Gift +‎ -ig

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /ˈɡɪftɪç/ (standard)
  • IPA(key): /ˈɡɪftɪk/ (common form in southern Germany, Austria, and Switzerland)
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  • Hyphenation: gif‧tig

AdjectiveEdit

giftig (comparative giftiger, superlative am giftigsten)

  1. poisonous

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AdverbEdit

giftig

  1. venomously

Further readingEdit


Norwegian BokmålEdit

EtymologyEdit

From gift +‎ -ig

AdjectiveEdit

giftig (indefinite singular giftig, definite singular and plural giftige, comparative giftigere, indefinite superlative giftigst, definite superlative giftigste)

  1. toxic, poisonous, venomous

ReferencesEdit


Norwegian NynorskEdit

EtymologyEdit

From gift +‎ -ig

AdjectiveEdit

giftig (indefinite singular giftig, definite singular and plural giftige, comparative giftigare, indefinite superlative giftigast, definite superlative giftigaste)

  1. poisonous, toxic, venomous

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SwedishEdit

PronunciationEdit

AdjectiveEdit

giftig

  1. of a harmful chemical nature poisonous, toxic
  2. (of language etc) mean or sarcastic in nature; caustic, sharp