See also: Passiv

DanishEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Latin passīvus, derived form the verb patior (to endure).

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /pasiːˀv/, [ˈpʰasiwˀ]

AdjectiveEdit

passiv (neuter passivt, plural and definite singular attributive passive)

  1. passive
  2. (grammar) passive (being in the passive voice)
  3. (LGBT, slang) bottom (of a of a male with preference for being the receiving part in same-sex intercourse)
    • 2017, Nikolaj Vraa, Gustav, mit sande jeg, Lindhardt og Ringhof →ISBN
      Det havde jeg godt set komme, så jeg gik all in og sagde, at det ikke gik, fordi han er passiv. Pelle spurgte med det samme, hvad passiv er. „Ej, altzå skatter, det kan jeg da ikke ztå og zige på åbent tv,“ sagde jeg med min mest bøssede stemme.
      I had seen that coming, so I went all in and said that it would not work out because he is a bottom. Pelle immediately asked what a bottom is. "Oh, but darling, I cannot say that on broadcasted TV", I said in my gayest voice.

NounEdit

passiv c (singular definite passiven, plural indefinite passiver)

  1. (grammar) passive voice

InflectionEdit

NounEdit

passiv n (singular definite passivet, plural indefinite passiver)

  1. liability, debt

InflectionEdit

ReferencesEdit


GermanEdit

PronunciationEdit

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AdjectiveEdit

passiv (strong nominative masculine singular passiver, not comparable)

  1. passive
  2. being a bottom
    • 2002, Die Andere Welt
      Frankfurt/M: Blonder Boy 19/174/76, sexy blaue Augen, passiver Typ, gibt Dir erotische Kicks gegen Taschengeld!
      Frankfurt/m[ale]: Blonde Boy 19[ years]/174[ cm]/76[ kg], sexy blue eyes, bottom, will give you erotic kicks in exchange for pocket money!
    • 2001, Die Andere Welt
      Frankfurt: Flag passiver Mann, schlank, 54, sucht Flag aktiven, strengen Mann.
      Frankfurt: Flag[?] bottom, slender, 54, looking for flag[?] autoritär top.

DeclensionEdit

SynonymsEdit

AntonymsEdit

AdverbEdit

passiv

  1. passively

Further readingEdit

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

MalteseEdit

AdjectiveEdit

passiv (feminine singular passiva, plural passivi)

  1. passive
    Antonyms: aggressiv, attiv

Derived termsEdit