laevus

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See also: levo, levo-, and lævo-

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Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Indo-European *leh₂iwo-. Cognates include Ancient Greek λαιός (laiós) and Old Church Slavonic лѣвъ (lěvŭ).

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laevus m (feminine laeva, neuter laevum); first/second declension

  1. left; on the left side.
  2. (by extension) awkward, foolish
  3. (figuratively) unlucky

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First/second declension.

Number Singular Plural
Case \ Gender Masculine Feminine Neuter Masculine Feminine Neuter
nominative laevus laeva laevum laevī laevae laeva
genitive laevī laevae laevī laevōrum laevārum laevōrum
dative laevō laevae laevō laevīs laevīs laevīs
accusative laevum laevam laevum laevōs laevās laeva
ablative laevō laevā laevō laevīs laevīs laevīs
vocative laeve laeva laevum laevī laevae laeva

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