quadrupes

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Latin[edit]

Alternative forms[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From quattuor (four) + pēs (foot)

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ˈkʷa.dru.peːs/

Adjective[edit]

quadrupēs m, f, n (genitive quadrupedis); third declension

  1. galloping
  2. moving on all fours
  3. (substantive) a quadruped

Inflection[edit]

Third declension, neuter nominative singular like masculine/feminine.

Number Singular Plural
Case \ Gender Masc./Fem. Neuter Masc./Fem. Neuter
nominative quadrupēs quadrupēs quadrupedēs quadrupedia
genitive quadrupedis quadrupedis quadrupedium quadrupedium
dative quadrupedī quadrupedī quadrupedibus quadrupedibus
accusative quadrupedem quadrupēs quadrupedēs quadrupedia
ablative quadrupedī quadrupedī quadrupedibus quadrupedibus
vocative quadrupēs quadrupēs quadrupedēs quadrupedia

Descendants[edit]