laxus

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Latin[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Indo-European *slǵ-so (weak, faint). See langueo.

Pronunciation[edit]

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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References[edit]

  • laxus in Charlton T. Lewis & Charles Short, A Latin Dictionary, Oxford: Clarendon Press, 1879
  • Michiel de Vaan (2008), Etymological Dictionary of Latin and the other Italic Languages, Leiden, Boston: Brill Academic Publishers