See also: Negativ and negatív

Albanian

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Adjective

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negativ (feminine negative, masculine plural negativë, feminine plural negative)

  1. negative

Further reading

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  • “negativ”, in FGJSSH: Fjalor i gjuhës së sotme shqipe [Dictionary of the modern Albanian language]‎[1] (in Albanian), 1980
  • negativ”, in FGJSH: Fjalor i gjuhës shqipe [Dictionary of the Albanian language] (in Albanian), 2006

Crimean Tatar

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Etymology

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Borrowed from Russian негатив (negativ).

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negativ

  1. negative

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Czech

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Pronunciation

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  • IPA(key): [ˈnɛɡatɪf]
  • IPA(key): [ˈnɛɡatiːf]
  • Hyphenation: ne‧ga‧tiv

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negativ m inan

  1. (photography) negative

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  • negativ in Příruční slovník jazyka českého, 1935–1957
  • negativ in Slovník spisovného jazyka českého, 1960–1971, 1989
  • negativ in Internetová jazyková příručka

Danish

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Noun

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negativ n (singular definite negativet, plural indefinite negativer)

  1. (photography) negative

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Adjective

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negativ

  1. (mathematics, and other senses) negative

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Inflection of negativ
Positive Comparative Superlative
Indefinte common singular negativ mere negativ mest negativ2
Indefinite neuter singular negativt mere negativ mest negativ2
Plural negative mere negativ mest negativ2
Definite attributive1 negative mere negativ mest negative
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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German

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Pronunciation

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  • IPA(key): /ˈneːɡaˌtiːf/ (standard)
  • IPA(key): /ˈnɛɡɐˌtiːf/ (variant in common speech)
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Adjective

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negativ (strong nominative masculine singular negativer, comparative negativer, superlative am negativsten)

  1. negative (undesirable)
    Die negativen Folgen dieses Vorgehens werden jetzt deutlich.The negative consequences of this course of action are now becoming apparent.
  2. negative, negatory
    Die Antwort auf meine Anfrage war negativ.The answer to my request was negative.
  3. negative (less than zero)
    Die Multiplikation von zwei negativen Zahlen ergibt eine positive Zahl.Multiplying two negative numbers produces a positive number.
  4. negative (producing no evidence)
    Der Test auf Kokain hat ein negatives Ergebnis gebracht.The test for cocaine has produced a negative result.
  5. negative, pessimistic, not fun-loving
    Warum bist du denn heute so negativ?Why are you so negative today?

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Further reading

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  • negativ” in Duden online
  • negativ” in Digitales Wörterbuch der deutschen Sprache

Norwegian Bokmål

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Etymology

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From Latin negativus.

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negativ (neuter singular negativt, definite singular and plural negative)

  1. negative

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Norwegian Nynorsk

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Etymology

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From Latin negativus.

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negativ (neuter singular negativt, definite singular and plural negative)

  1. negative

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Romanian

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Etymology

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Borrowed from Italian negativo or Latin negativus or French negatif or German negativ. Equivalent to nega +‎ -tiv.

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negativ m or n (feminine singular negativă, masculine plural negativi, feminine and neuter plural negative)

  1. negative

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negativ n (plural negative)

  1. (photography) negative

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Swedish

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negativ (comparative negativare, superlative negativast)

  1. negative; of the same electric charge as an electron
  2. (of a number) less than zero
  3. negative; with a pessimistic view

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Inflection of negativ
Indefinite Positive Comparative Superlative2
Common singular negativ negativare negativast
Neuter singular negativt negativare negativast
Plural negativa negativare negativast
Masculine plural3 negative negativare negativast
Definite Positive Comparative Superlative
Masculine singular1 negative negativare negativaste
All negativa negativare negativaste
1) Only used, optionally, to refer to things whose natural gender is masculine.
2) The indefinite superlative forms are only used in the predicative.
3) Dated or archaic
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negativ n

  1. (photography) negative

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Declension of negativ 
Singular Plural
Indefinite Definite Indefinite Definite
Nominative negativ negativet negativ negativen
Genitive negativs negativets negativs negativens

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Etymology

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(This etymology is missing or incomplete. Please add to it, or discuss it at the Etymology scriptorium.)

Noun

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negativ

  1. (photography) negative

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Inflection of negativ (inflection type 5/sana)
nominative sing. negativ
genitive sing. negativan
partitive sing. negativad
partitive plur. negativoid
singular plural
nominative negativ negativad
accusative negativan negativad
genitive negativan negativoiden
partitive negativad negativoid
essive-instructive negativan negativoin
translative negativaks negativoikš
inessive negativas negativoiš
elative negativaspäi negativoišpäi
illative negativaha negativoihe
adessive negatival negativoil
ablative negativalpäi negativoilpäi
allative negativale negativoile
abessive negativata negativoita
comitative negativanke negativoidenke
prolative negativadme negativoidme
approximative I negativanno negativoidenno
approximative II negativannoks negativoidennoks
egressive negativannopäi negativoidennopäi
terminative I negativahasai negativoihesai
terminative II negativalesai negativoilesai
terminative III negativassai
additive I negativahapäi negativoihepäi
additive II negativalepäi negativoilepäi

References

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  • Zajceva, N. G., Mullonen, M. I. (2007) “негатив”, in Uz’ venä-vepsläine vajehnik / Novyj russko-vepsskij slovarʹ [New Russian–Veps Dictionary]‎[2], Petrozavodsk: Periodika