brutus

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Latin[edit]

Etymology[edit]

An Oscan loanword, from Proto-Indo-European *gʷréh₂us. Cognate with Ancient Greek βαρύς (barús), Persian گران (gerân) and Sanskrit गुरु (guru). See also Latin gravis.

Pronunciation[edit]

Adjective[edit]

brūtus m (feminine brūta, neuter brūtum); first/second declension

  1. heavy, unwieldy
  2. dull, stupid, insensible, unreasonable, irrational

Inflection[edit]

First/second declension.

Number Singular Plural
Case \ Gender Masculine Feminine Neuter Masculine Feminine Neuter
nominative brūtus brūta brūtum brūtī brūtae brūta
genitive brūtī brūtae brūtī brūtōrum brūtārum brūtōrum
dative brūtō brūtae brūtō brūtīs brūtīs brūtīs
accusative brūtum brūtam brūtum brūtōs brūtās brūta
ablative brūtō brūtā brūtō brūtīs brūtīs brūtīs
vocative brūte brūta brūtum brūtī brūtae brūta

Descendants[edit]

References[edit]

  • brutus in Charlton T. Lewis & Charles Short, A Latin Dictionary, Oxford: Clarendon Press, 1879
  • brute in The Century Dictionary, The Century Co., New York, 1911