German edit

Etymology edit

18th century, from Latin instabilis. Equivalent to in- +‎ stabil.

Pronunciation edit

  • IPA(key): /ˈɪnʃtaˌbiːl/, (less often) /ˈɪnstaˌbiːl/
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Adjective edit

instabil (strong nominative masculine singular instabiler, comparative instabiler, superlative am instabilsten)

  1. unstable (not properly fixed, likely to fall)
    Synonyms: nicht standfest, schlecht befestigt, unsicher, wacklig
  2. unstable, unsteady, labile, variable
    Synonyms: veränderlich, unbeständig, wechselhaft, labil

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Hungarian edit

Pronunciation edit

  • IPA(key): [ˈinʃtɒbil]
  • Hyphenation: ins‧ta‧bil or in‧sta‧bil[1]
  • Rhymes: -il

Adjective edit

instabil (comparative instabilabb, superlative leginstabilabb)

  1. unstable
    Synonyms: bizonytalan, labilis, ingatag, bomlékony
    Antonym: stabil

Declension edit

Inflection (stem in -a-, back harmony)
singular plural
nominative instabil instabilak
accusative instabilat instabilakat
dative instabilnak instabilaknak
instrumental instabillal instabilakkal
causal-final instabilért instabilakért
translative instabillá instabilakká
terminative instabilig instabilakig
essive-formal instabilként instabilakként
essive-modal instabilul
inessive instabilban instabilakban
superessive instabilon instabilakon
adessive instabilnál instabilaknál
illative instabilba instabilakba
sublative instabilra instabilakra
allative instabilhoz instabilakhoz
elative instabilból instabilakból
delative instabilról instabilakról
ablative instabiltól instabilaktól
non-attributive
possessive - singular
instabilé instabilaké
non-attributive
possessive - plural
instabiléi instabilakéi

References edit

  1. ^ Section 231 in A magyar helyesírás szabályai, 12. kiadás (’The Rules of Hungarian Orthography, 12th edition’). Budapest: Akadémiai Kiadó, 2015. →ISBN

Romanian edit

Etymology edit

Borrowed from French instable and Latin īnstabilis. Equivalent to in- +‎ stabil.

Pronunciation edit

Adjective edit

instabil m or n (feminine singular instabilă, masculine plural instabili, feminine and neuter plural instabile)

  1. unstable
    Synonyms: nestabil, inconstant, variabil, schimbător
    Antonyms: stabil, invariabil, neschimbător, constant

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