contumax

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Latin[edit]

Etymology[edit]

con- +‎ temno +‎ -ax .[1]

Pronunciation[edit]

Adjective[edit]

contumāx m, f, n (genitive contumācis); third declension

  1. insolent, obstinate, stiff-necked
  2. (law) who refuses to appear in a court of law, in disobedience of a summons
  3. (of inanimate objects) unyielding, providing opposition

Inflection[edit]

Third declension, neuter nominative singular like masculine/feminine.

Number Singular Plural
Case \ Gender Masc./Fem. Neuter Masc./Fem. Neuter
nominative contumāx contumāx contumācēs contumācia
genitive contumācis contumācis contumācium contumācium
dative contumācī contumācī contumācibus contumācibus
accusative contumācem contumāx contumācēs contumācia
ablative contumācī contumācī contumācibus contumācibus
vocative contumāx contumāx contumācēs contumācia

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References[edit]

  1. ^ contumax in Charlton T. Lewis & Charles Short, A Latin Dictionary, Oxford: Clarendon Press, 1879