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EnglishEdit

EtymologyEdit

para- (above, beyond; abnormal) +‎ normal; compare supernatural.

AdjectiveEdit

paranormal (comparative more paranormal, superlative most paranormal)

  1. That (ostensibly) cannot be explained by what scientists know; supernatural; especially of or pertaining to ghosts, spirits, and hypothesized abilities like telepathy.
    • 2013, JoAnn Myers, Wicked Intentions
      “We who study the paranormal always hope for strong readings with our equipment,” explains Nancy.

TranslationsEdit

NounEdit

paranormal (plural paranormals)

  1. A person to whom paranormal powers are attributed
  2. (with "the") Paranormal phenomena collectively, or as a field of study

CatalanEdit

AdjectiveEdit

paranormal (masculine and feminine plural paranormals)

  1. paranormal

FrenchEdit

EtymologyEdit

para- +‎ normal

AdjectiveEdit

paranormal (feminine singular paranormale, masculine plural paranormaux, feminine plural paranormales)

  1. paranormal

GermanEdit

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /ˌpaʀanɔʁˈmaːl/
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  • Rhymes: -aːl

AdjectiveEdit

paranormal (not comparable)

  1. paranormal

DeclensionEdit


PortugueseEdit

AdjectiveEdit

paranormal m or f (plural paranormais, comparable)

  1. paranormal

SpanishEdit

EtymologyEdit

From para- +‎ normal

AdjectiveEdit

paranormal (plural paranormales)

  1. paranormal

SwedishEdit

AdjectiveEdit

paranormal (not comparable)

  1. paranormal

DeclensionEdit

Inflection of paranormal
Indefinite Positive Comparative Superlative2
Common singular paranormal
Neuter singular paranormalt
Plural paranormala
Definite Positive Comparative Superlative
Masculine singular1 paranormale
All paranormala
1) Only used, optionally, to refer to things whose natural gender is masculine.
2) The indefinite superlative forms are only used in the predicative.