DanishEdit

AdjectiveEdit

simpel (neuter simpelt, plural and definite singular attributive simple, comparative simplere, superlative (predicative) simplest, superlative (attributive) simpleste)

  1. simple

Further readingEdit


DutchEdit

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): [ˈsɪmpəl]
  • (file)
  • Hyphenation: sim‧pel
  • Rhymes: -ɪmpəl

AdjectiveEdit

simpel (comparative simpeler, superlative simpelst)

  1. simple

InflectionEdit

Inflection of simpel
uninflected simpel
inflected simpele
comparative simpeler
positive comparative superlative
predicative/adverbial simpel simpeler het simpelst
het simpelste
indefinite m./f. sing. simpele simpelere simpelste
n. sing. simpel simpeler simpelste
plural simpele simpelere simpelste
definite simpele simpelere simpelste
partitive simpels simpelers

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DescendantsEdit

  • Indonesian: simpel

GermanEdit

EtymologyEdit

Middle High German, from Old French simple.

PronunciationEdit

AdjectiveEdit

simpel (strong nominative masculine singular simpler, comparative simpler, superlative am simpelsten)

  1. simple
    Synonym: einfach

DeclensionEdit

Further readingEdit

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

IndonesianEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Dutch simpel, from Old French and French simple, from Latin simplex (simple, literally onefold) (as opposed to duplex (double, literally twofold)), from semel (the same) + plicō (I fold). Doublet of simpleks.

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): [ˈsɪm.pəl]
  • Hyphenation: sim‧pêl

AdjectiveEdit

simpel or simpêl

  1. (colloquial) simple, uncomplicated.
    Synonym: sederhana

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Norwegian BokmålEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Latin simplex, via French simple or German simpel

AdjectiveEdit

simpel (neuter singular simpelt, definite singular and plural simple, comparative simplere, indefinite superlative simplest, definite superlative simpleste)

  1. simple

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Norwegian NynorskEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Latin simplex, via French simple or German simpel

AdjectiveEdit

simpel (neuter singular simpelt, definite singular and plural simple, comparative simplare, indefinite superlative simplast, definite superlative simplaste)

  1. simple

ReferencesEdit


RomanschEdit

Alternative formsEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Latin simplex.

AdjectiveEdit

simpel m (feminine singular simpla, masculine plural simpels, feminine plural simplas)

  1. (Rumantsch Grischun, Surmiran, Puter, Vallader) simple, easy

SwedishEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Old Swedish simpel, from Middle Low German simpel, from Latin simplex.

AdjectiveEdit

simpel (comparative simplare, superlative simplast)

  1. very easy; trivial
  2. lacking refinement

DeclensionEdit

Inflection of simpel
Indefinite Positive Comparative Superlative2
Common singular simpel simplare simplast
Neuter singular simpelt simplare simplast
Plural simpla simplare simplast
Masculine plural3 simple simplare simplast
Definite Positive Comparative Superlative
Masculine singular1 simple simplare simplaste
All simpla simplare simplaste
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

DescendantsEdit

ReferencesEdit

  • Häkkinen, Kaisa (2004) Nykysuomen etymologinen sanakirja [Modern Finnish Etymological Dictionary] (in Finnish), Juva: WSOY, →ISBN

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