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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

  • IPA(key): /naˈʔiːf/
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AdjectiveEdit

naiv (comparative naiver, superlative am naivsten)

  1. green (inexperienced)
  2. naive

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Further readingEdit

  • naiv in Duden online

HungarianEdit

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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Norwegian BokmålEdit

EtymologyEdit

From French naïf, from Latin nativus

AdjectiveEdit

naiv (masculine and feminine naiv, neuter naivt, definite singular and plural naive)

  1. naive

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Norwegian NynorskEdit

EtymologyEdit

From French naïf, from Latin nativus

AdjectiveEdit

naiv (masculine and feminine naiv, neuter naivt, definite singular and plural naive)

  1. naive

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RomanianEdit

EtymologyEdit

Borrowed from French naïf.

PronunciationEdit

AdjectiveEdit

naiv m or 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 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 the predicative.

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