aeger

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Latin aeger (sick).

Adjective[edit]

aeger (not comparable)

  1. (dated, British school slang) Absent and excused from one’s classes due to illness
  2. (dated, British school slang) Relating to such an excused absence

Noun[edit]

aeger (plural aegers)

  1. (dated, British school slang) An excused absence from classes due to illness
  2. (dated, British school slang) A note excusing a student from classes due to illness

Latin[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Adjective[edit]

aeger m (feminine aegra, neuter aegrum); first/second declension

  1. sick, ill
  2. (figuratively) difficult, reluctant, troublesome
  3. (figuratively) anxious, troubled, sad

Inflection[edit]

First/second declension, masculine nominative singular in -er.

Number Singular Plural
Case \ Gender Masculine Feminine Neuter Masculine Feminine Neuter
nominative aeger aegra aegrum aegrī aegrae aegra
genitive aegrī aegrae aegrī aegrōrum aegrārum aegrōrum
dative aegrō aegrae aegrō aegrīs aegrīs aegrīs
accusative aegrum aegram aegrum aegrōs aegrās aegra
ablative aegrō aegrā aegrō aegrīs aegrīs aegrīs
vocative aeger aegra aegrum aegrī aegrae aegra

Noun[edit]

aeger m (genitive aegrī); second declension

  1. sick person, invalid

Inflection[edit]

Second declension, nominative singular in -er.

Number Singular Plural
nominative aeger aegrī
genitive aegrī aegrōrum
dative aegrō aegrīs
accusative aegrum aegrōs
ablative aegrō aegrīs
vocative aeger
aegre
aegrī

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