laxus

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Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Indo-European *(s)leg (to be languid, be slack), see also Latin languidis (faint, weak, dull, sluggish, languid), Latin languere (to be weary, faint), Greek λαγαρός (lagarós, shrunken, hollow, slack), Greek λάγνος (lágnos, lascivious, lustful), Ancient Greek λαγώς (lagṓs) ('hare,' literally "drooping ears"), Greek λήγω (lḗgō, to stay from, to abate).

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Adjective[edit]

laxus m (feminine laxa, neuter laxum); first/second declension

  1. wide, spacious, roomy
  2. yielding
  3. loose, free

Inflection[edit]

First/second declension.

Number Singular Plural
Case \ Gender Masculine Feminine Neuter Masculine Feminine Neuter
nominative laxus laxa laxum laxī laxae laxa
genitive laxī laxae laxī laxōrum laxārum laxōrum
dative laxō laxae laxō laxīs laxīs laxīs
accusative laxum laxam laxum laxōs laxās laxa
ablative laxō laxā laxō laxīs laxīs laxīs
vocative laxe laxa laxum laxī laxae laxa

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