ferox

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Latin[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Indo-European *ǵʰweroh₃kʷs (having the appearance of a wild animal), from *ǵʰwero- (suffixed form of*ǵʰwer- (wild animal)) + *h₃kʷs (suffixed zero-grade of *h₃ekʷ- (eye; to see)).

Pronunciation[edit]

Adjective[edit]

ferōx m, f, n (genitive ferōcis); third declension

  1. wild, bold, gallant
  2. warlike
  3. defiant, arrogant

Inflection[edit]

Third declension, neuter nominative singular like masculine/feminine.

Number Singular Plural
Case \ Gender Masc./Fem. Neuter Masc./Fem. Neuter
nominative ferōx ferōx ferōcēs ferōcia
genitive ferōcis ferōcis ferōcium ferōcium
dative ferōcī ferōcī ferōcibus ferōcibus
accusative ferōcem ferōx ferōcēs ferōcia
ablative ferōcī ferōcī ferōcibus ferōcibus
vocative ferōx ferōx ferōcēs ferōcia

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