parvus

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Latin[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From metathesized form of Proto-Indo-European *pau-ro, from *ph₁w- (few, small). Cognate with Old Saxon (few), Old High German fao, fō (few, little), Old Norse fár (few), Gothic 𐍆𐌰𐍅𐌰𐌹 (fawai, few), Old English fēawa, fēawe, fēa (few), Latin paucus (little, few).

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Adjective[edit]

parvus m (feminine parva, neuter parvum); first/second declension

  1. small, little, cheap
  2. unimportant

Inflection[edit]

First/second declension.

Number Singular Plural
Case \ Gender Masculine Feminine Neuter Masculine Feminine Neuter
nominative parvus parva parvum parvī parvae parva
genitive parvī parvae parvī parvōrum parvārum parvōrum
dative parvō parvae parvō parvīs parvīs parvīs
accusative parvum parvam parvum parvōs parvās parva
ablative parvō parvā parvō parvīs parvīs parvīs
vocative parve parva parvum parvī parvae parva

This adjective has irregular comparative and superlative degrees.

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