audax

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Latin audāx, via Italian

Noun[edit]

audax (uncountable)

  1. (cycling) A non-competitive long-distance (often over 200 km) cycling event.

Latin[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From audeō (dare)

Pronunciation[edit]

Adjective[edit]

audāx m, f, n (genitive audācis); third declension

  1. bold

Usage notes[edit]

Audax can mean daring in two senses: courageous, spirited and foolhardy, presumptuous, rash.

Inflection[edit]

Third declension, neuter nominative singular like masculine/feminine.

Number Singular Plural
Case \ Gender Masc./Fem. Neuter Masc./Fem. Neuter
nominative audāx audāx audācēs audācia
genitive audācis audācis audācium audācium
dative audācī audācī audācibus audācibus
accusative audācem audāx audācēs audācia
ablative audācī audācī audācibus audācibus
vocative audāx audāx audācēs audācia

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Descendants[edit]

References[edit]

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