proximus

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Etymology[edit]

From propissimus (nearest) superlative of prope (near), shortened to propsimus (nearest), with x representing the consonant cluster.

Pronunciation[edit]

Adjective[edit]

proximus (comparative propior)

  1. nearest, next
  2. adjoining
  3. (substantive) the latest, most recent
  4. (substantive) the next

Inflection[edit]

First/second declension.

Number Singular Plural
Case \ Gender Masculine Feminine Neuter Masculine Feminine Neuter
nominative proximus proxima proximum proximī proximae proxima
genitive proximī proximae proximī proximōrum proximārum proximōrum
dative proximō proximae proximō proximīs proximīs proximīs
accusative proximum proximam proximum proximōs proximās proxima
ablative proximō proximā proximō proximīs proximīs proximīs
vocative proxime proxima proximum proximī proximae proxima

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Adverb[edit]

proximus (superlative)

  1. superlative form of prope

Noun[edit]

proximus m (genitive proximi); second declension

  1. neighbour
  2. nearest person or thing

Inflection[edit]

Second declension.

Number Singular Plural
nominative proximus proximī
genitive proximī proximōrum
dative proximō proximīs
accusative proximum proximōs
ablative proximō proximīs
vocative proxime proximī

References[edit]

  • proximus in Charlton T. Lewis & Charles Short, A Latin Dictionary, Oxford: Clarendon Press, 1879