niveus

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Pronunciation[edit]

Adjective[edit]

niveus m (feminine nivea, neuter niveum); first/second declension

  1. snow (attributive); snowy
  2. snow-white
    • 86 - 103 CEMartial, Epigrammata, 5.43
      Thais habet nigros, niveos Laecania dentes
      Quae ratio est? Emptos haec habet, illa suos.
      Thais has black teeth, Laecania has snow-white.
      What's the reason? The latter has bought hers; the former has her own.

Inflection[edit]

First/second declension.

Number Singular Plural
Case \ Gender Masculine Feminine Neuter Masculine Feminine Neuter
nominative niveus nivea niveum niveī niveae nivea
genitive niveī niveae niveī niveōrum niveārum niveōrum
dative niveō niveae niveō niveīs niveīs niveīs
accusative niveum niveam niveum niveōs niveās nivea
ablative niveō niveā niveō niveīs niveīs niveīs
vocative nivee nivea niveum niveī niveae nivea

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