antiquus

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Latin[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Indo-European *h₂énti-h₃kʷós (appearing before, having prior aspect), from *h₂énti (locative singular of *h₂ent- (front, front side)) + *h₃kʷós (suffixed zero-grade of *h₃ekʷ- (eye; to see)).

Pronunciation[edit]

Adjective[edit]

antīquus m (feminine antīqua, neuter antīquum); first/second declension

  1. old, ancient
  2. aged
  3. time-honoured
  4. simple, classic, venerable
  5. gone by

Inflection[edit]

First/second declension.

Number Singular Plural
Case \ Gender Masculine Feminine Neuter Masculine Feminine Neuter
nominative antīquus antīqua antīquum antīquī antīquae antīqua
genitive antīquī antīquae antīquī antīquōrum antīquārum antīquōrum
dative antīquō antīquae antīquō antīquīs antīquīs antīquīs
accusative antīquum antīquam antīquum antīquōs antīquās antīqua
ablative antīquō antīquā antīquō antīquīs antīquīs antīquīs
vocative antīque antīqua antīquum antīquī antīquae antīqua

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