subtil

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AdjectiveEdit

subtil ‎(comparative more subtil, superlative most subtil)

  1. (obsolete) subtle
    • 1611, Bible (KJV):, Genesis 3:1
      Now the serpent was more subtil than any beast of the field which the LORD God had made. And he said unto the woman, Yea, hath God said, Ye shall not eat of every tree of the garden?

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DanishEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Latin subtīlis ‎(fine, thin), from sub + tēla ‎(a web).

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /subtiːl/, [sub̥ˈtˢiːˀl]

AdjectiveEdit

subtil ‎(neuter subtilt, definite and plural subtile)

  1. subtle

FrenchEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Latin subtīlis.

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AdjectiveEdit

subtil m ‎(feminine singular subtile, masculine plural subtils, feminine plural subtiles)

  1. subtle

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GermanEdit

PronunciationEdit

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subtil ‎(comparative subtiler, superlative am subtilsten)

  1. subtle

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PortugueseEdit

AdjectiveEdit

subtil m, f ‎(plural subtis, comparable) (European orthography)

  1. Alternative form of sutil

RomanianEdit

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subtil

  1. subtle

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SwedishEdit

AdjectiveEdit

subtil (comparative subtilare, superlative subtilast)

  1. subtle

DeclensionEdit

Inflection of subtil
Indefinite/attributive Positive Comparative Superlative2
Common singular subtil subtilare subtilast
Neuter singular subtilt subtilare subtilast
Plural subtila subtilare subtilast
Definite Positive Comparative Superlative
Masculine singular1 subtile subtilare subtilaste
All subtila subtilare subtilaste
1) Only used, optionally, to refer to things whose natural gender is masculine.
2) The indefinite superlative forms are only used in an attributive role.

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