-illus

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See also: illus.

Latin[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Suffix[edit]

-illus m (feminine -illa, neuter -illum); first/second declension

  1. Alternative form of -lus
  2. Used to form adjectives from nouns.

Usage notes[edit]

The suffix -illus is added to a noun or adjective.

Examples:
bovillus (pertaining to cattle), from bōs (cow, bull)
pusillus (very small, petty), from pūsus (little boy)

Inflection[edit]

First/second declension.

Number Singular Plural
Case \ Gender Masculine Feminine Neuter Masculine Feminine Neuter
nominative -illus -illa -illum -illī -illae -illa
genitive -illī -illae -illī -illōrum -illārum -illōrum
dative -illō -illae -illō -illīs -illīs -illīs
accusative -illum -illam -illum -illōs -illās -illa
ablative -illō -illā -illō -illīs -illīs -illīs
vocative -ille -illa -illum -illī -illae -illa

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