atrox

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Latin[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Indo-European *atro-ek, from root *h₁eh₂ter-, *eh₂ter- (fire) (whence Avestan 𐬁𐬙𐬀𐬭𐬱 (ātarš, fire), Umbrian [script?] (atru), Oscan [script?] (Aadíriis), Irish áith (kiln)) + *h₃okʷ-, *h₃ekʷ- (eye; to see).

Pronunciation[edit]

Adjective[edit]

atrōx m, f, n (genitive atrōcis); third declension

  1. fierce, savage, bloody
  2. heinous, cruel, severe
  3. terrible, frightening, dreadful

Inflection[edit]

Third declension, neuter nominative singular like masculine/feminine.

Number Singular Plural
Case \ Gender Masc./Fem. Neuter Masc./Fem. Neuter
nominative atrōx atrōx atrōcēs atrōcia
genitive atrōcis atrōcis atrōcium atrōcium
dative atrōcī atrōcī atrōcibus atrōcibus
accusative atrōcem atrōx atrōcēs atrōcia
ablative atrōcī atrōcī atrōcibus atrōcibus
vocative atrōx atrōx atrōcēs atrōcia

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