French edit

Etymology edit

Borrowed from Latin passīvus.

Pronunciation edit

  • IPA(key): /pa.sif/
  • (file)

Noun edit

passif m (plural passifs)

  1. (grammar) the passive voice
  2. (accounting) liability
    Coordinate term: actif

Adjective edit

passif (feminine passive, masculine plural passifs, feminine plural passives)

  1. passive
  2. (gay slang) bottom
    Antonym: actif

Derived terms edit

Descendants edit

  • Turkish: pasif

Further reading edit

Norman edit

Etymology edit

From Late Latin passivus.

Noun edit

passif m (plural passifs)

  1. (grammar) passive voice