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Etymology

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From Latin religiōsus, with assimilation to native suffix -ös (ultimately of French origin).

Pronunciation

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  • IPA(key): /ʁeliˈɡjøːs/
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Adjective

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religiös (strong nominative masculine singular religiöser, comparative religiöser, superlative am religiösesten)

  1. religious (concerning religion)
  2. religious (committed to the practice of religion)

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Further reading

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

Swedish

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Pronunciation

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Adjective

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religiös (comparative religiösare, superlative religiösast)

  1. religious; concerning religion
  2. religious; committed to the practice of religion

Declension

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Inflection of religiös
Indefinite Positive Comparative Superlative2
Common singular religiös religiösare religiösast
Neuter singular religiöst religiösare religiösast
Plural religiösa religiösare religiösast
Masculine plural3 religiöse religiösare religiösast
Definite Positive Comparative Superlative
Masculine singular1 religiöse religiösare religiösaste
All religiösa religiösare religiösaste
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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