aemulus

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Latin[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Italic *aimo-, from Proto-Indo-European *aim-olo, from *aim (copy), same source as Hittite [script?] himma (substitute, imitation).

Pronunciation[edit]

Adjective[edit]

aemulus m (feminine aemula, neuter aemulum); first/second declension

  1. striving to equal or excel, rivaling
  2. in a bad sense, envious, jealous

Inflection[edit]

First/second declension.

Number Singular Plural
Case \ Gender Masculine Feminine Neuter Masculine Feminine Neuter
nominative aemulus aemula aemulum aemulī aemulae aemula
genitive aemulī aemulae aemulī aemulōrum aemulārum aemulōrum
dative aemulō aemulae aemulō aemulīs aemulīs aemulīs
accusative aemulum aemulam aemulum aemulōs aemulās aemula
ablative aemulō aemulā aemulō aemulīs aemulīs aemulīs
vocative aemule aemula aemulum aemulī aemulae aemula

Descendants[edit]

References[edit]

  • aemulus in Charlton T. Lewis & Charles Short, A Latin Dictionary, Oxford: Clarendon Press, 1879