See also: supèrlatif

French edit

Etymology edit

Inherited from Old French superlatif, borrowed from Late Latin superlātīvus, from Latin superlātus (extravagant, of hyperbole), past participle of superfero (carry over), from super (above) + fero (bear, carry).

Pronunciation edit

  • IPA(key): /sy.pɛʁ.la.tif/
  • (file)

Noun edit

superlatif m (plural superlatifs)

  1. (grammar) superlative

Adjective edit

superlatif (feminine superlative, masculine plural superlatifs, feminine plural superlatives)

  1. (grammar) superlative
  2. superlative (the best)

See also edit

Further reading edit

Old French edit

Etymology edit

From Late Latin superlātīvus, from Latin superlātus (extravagant, of hyperbole).

Noun edit

superlatif oblique singularm (oblique plural superlatis, nominative singular superlatis, nominative plural superlatif)

  1. (grammar) superlative

Descendants edit

  • Middle English: superlatyf
  • French: superlatif
  • Norman: supèrlatif