parcus

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Latin[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Probably from the same Proto-Indo-European root as Sanskrit कृश्यति (kṛśyati, become lean or thin).[1]

Pronunciation[edit]

Adjective[edit]

parcus m (feminine parca, neuter parcum); first/second declension

  1. sparing, frugal
  2. scanty, slight

Inflection[edit]

First/second declension.

Number Singular Plural
Case \ Gender Masculine Feminine Neuter Masculine Feminine Neuter
nominative parcus parca parcum parcī parcae parca
genitive parcī parcae parcī parcōrum parcārum parcōrum
dative parcō parcae parcō parcīs parcīs parcīs
accusative parcum parcam parcum parcōs parcās parca
ablative parcō parcā parcō parcīs parcīs parcīs
vocative parce parca parcum parcī parcae parca

References[edit]

  1. ^ A Sanskrit-English Dictionary: Etymological and Philologically Arranged with Special Reference to Cognate Indo-European Languages