nudus

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Latin[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From *now(e)dos, from Proto-Indo-European *nogʷedós,[1] from Proto-Indo-European *nogʷó-. Cognates include Ancient Greek γυμνός (gumnós, naked), Sanskrit नग्न (nagna), Avestan 𐬨𐬀𐬕𐬥𐬀 (maġna), Old Armenian մերկ (merk) and Old English nacod (English naked).

Pronunciation[edit]

Adjective[edit]

nūdus m (feminine nūda, neuter nūdum); first/second declension

  1. unclothed, nude, naked
  2. stripped, deprived, destitute
  3. poor, needy
  4. bare, simple, pure
  5. unadorned

Inflection[edit]

First/second declension.

Number Singular Plural
Case \ Gender Masculine Feminine Neuter Masculine Feminine Neuter
nominative nūdus nūda nūdum nūdī nūdae nūda
genitive nūdī nūdae nūdī nūdōrum nūdārum nūdōrum
dative nūdō nūdae nūdō nūdīs nūdīs nūdīs
accusative nūdum nūdam nūdum nūdōs nūdās nūda
ablative nūdō nūdā nūdō nūdīs nūdīs nūdīs
vocative nūde nūda nūdum nūdī nūdae nūda

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References[edit]

  1. ^ American Heritage Dictionary of Indo-European Roots. Ed. Calvert Watkins. Boston: Houghton Mifflin, 1985.