grossus

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Latin[edit]

Etymology[edit]

According to Nocentini[1] and Walde[2], cognate to Old Irish bres and Cornish bras, from Proto-Indo-European *gʷres-.

Pronunciation[edit]

Adjective[edit]

grossus m (feminine grossa, neuter grossum); first/second declension

  1. thick, large, great
  2. young, green, immature
  3. coarse, unrefined

Inflection[edit]

First/second declension.

Number Singular Plural
Case \ Gender Masculine Feminine Neuter Masculine Feminine Neuter
nominative grossus grossa grossum grossī grossae grossa
genitive grossī grossae grossī grossōrum grossārum grossōrum
dative grossō grossae grossō grossīs grossīs grossīs
accusative grossum grossam grossum grossōs grossās grossa
ablative grossō grossā grossō grossīs grossīs grossīs
vocative grosse grossa grossum grossī grossae grossa

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References[edit]

  1. ^ “grosso” in: Alberto Nocentini, Alessandro Parenti, “l'Etimologico — Vocabolario della lingua italiana”, Le Monnier, 2010, ISBN 978-88-00-20781-2
  2. ^ “grossus” in: Alois Walde, Lateinisches Etymologisches Wörterbuch