Dutch Edit

Etymology Edit

From French idéal, from Medieval Latin ideālis.

Pronunciation Edit

  • IPA(key): /ˌi.deːˈaːl/, [ˌide(ː)ˈjaːl]
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  • Hyphenation: ide‧aal
  • Rhymes: -aːl

Adjective Edit

ideaal (comparative idealer, superlative ideaalst)

  1. ideal, perfect(ly fit); optimal
  2. immaterial, aetheral
  3. purely cerebral, imaginary in physical terms

Inflection Edit

Inflection of ideaal
uninflected ideaal
inflected ideale
comparative idealer
positive comparative superlative
predicative/adverbial ideaal idealer het ideaalst
het ideaalste
indefinite m./f. sing. ideale idealere ideaalste
n. sing. ideaal idealer ideaalste
plural ideale idealere ideaalste
definite ideale idealere ideaalste
partitive ideaals idealers

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Descendants Edit

  • Indonesian: ideal

Noun Edit

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ideaal n (plural idealen, diminutive ideaaltje n)

  1. An ideal, perfect standard (of beauty, intellect, etc.)
  2. Something/someone which lives up to it, perfect example
  3. A utopic, unreal perfect aspiration, figment
  4. (algebra) An ideal.

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