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PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): [ˈsɪmpəl]
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  • 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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GermanEdit

PronunciationEdit

AdjectiveEdit

simpel (comparative simpler, superlative am simpelsten)

  1. simple

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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

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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
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.

DescendantsEdit

  • Finnish: simppeli

ReferencesEdit

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

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