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DanishEdit

EtymologyEdit

From French naïf, from Latin nātīvus (created, innate, native).

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /naiːv/, [naˈiːˀw]

AdjectiveEdit

naiv

  1. naive

InflectionEdit

Inflection of naiv
Positive Comparative Superlative
Common singular naiv 2
Neuter singular naivt 2
Plural naive 2
Definite attributive1 naive
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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GermanEdit

EtymologyEdit

From French naïf, from Latin nativus

PronunciationEdit

AdjectiveEdit

naiv (comparative naiver, superlative am naivsten)

  1. green (inexperienced)
  2. naive

DeclensionEdit

Further readingEdit

  • naiv in Duden online

HungarianEdit

EtymologyEdit

From German naiv, from French naïf, from Latin nativus.[1]

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): [ˈnɒʲiv]
  • Hyphenation: na‧iv

AdjectiveEdit

naiv (comparative naivabb, superlative legnaivabb)

  1. naive

DeclensionEdit

Inflection (stem in -a-, back harmony)
singular plural
nominative naiv naivak
accusative naivat naivakat
dative naivnak naivaknak
instrumental naivval naivakkal
causal-final naivért naivakért
translative naivvá naivakká
terminative naivig naivakig
essive-formal naivként naivakként
essive-modal
inessive naivban naivakban
superessive naivon naivakon
adessive naivnál naivaknál
illative naivba naivakba
sublative naivra naivakra
allative naivhoz naivakhoz
elative naivból naivakból
delative naivról naivakról
ablative naivtól naivaktól

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LadinoEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Latin nivem, the accusative form of nix (snow).

NounEdit

naiv ? (Latin spelling)

  1. snow

LuxembourgishEdit

AdjectiveEdit

naiv (masculine naiven, neuter naiivt, comparative méi naiv, superlative am naiivsten)

  1. naive

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RomanianEdit

EtymologyEdit

Borrowed from French naïf.

PronunciationEdit

AdjectiveEdit

naiv m, n (feminine singular naivă, masculine plural naivi, feminine and neuter plural naive)

  1. naive

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RomanschEdit

Alternative formsEdit

  • (Sursilvan, Surmiran) neiv
  • (Sutsilvan) nev

EtymologyEdit

From Latin nivem, the accusative form of nix (snow).

NounEdit

naiv f

  1. (Rumantsch Grischun, Puter, Vallader) snow

SwedishEdit

PronunciationEdit

AdjectiveEdit

naiv (comparative naivare, superlative naivast)

  1. naive, childish (lacking experience, wisdom, or judgement)

DeclensionEdit

Inflection of naiv
Indefinite/attributive Positive Comparative Superlative2
Common singular naiv naivare naivast
Neuter singular naivt naivare naivast
Plural naiva naivare naivast
Definite Positive Comparative Superlative
Masculine singular1 naive naivare naivaste
All naiva naivare naivaste
1) Only used, optionally, to refer to things whose natural gender is masculine.
2) The indefinite superlative forms are only used in an attributive role.

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