salax

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Latin[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From saliō (leap, spring, bound, jump).

Pronunciation[edit]

Adjective[edit]

salāx m, f, n (genitive salācis); third declension

  1. (especially of male animals) Prone to leaping.
  2. Salacious, lustful, lecherous, lascivious.
  3. Lust-provoking, provocative.

Inflection[edit]

Third declension, neuter nominative singular like masculine/feminine.

Number Singular Plural
Case \ Gender Masc./Fem. Neuter Masc./Fem. Neuter
nominative salāx salāx salācēs salācia
genitive salācis salācis salācium salācium
dative salācī salācī salācibus salācibus
accusative salācem salāx salācēs salācia
ablative salācī salācī salācibus salācibus
vocative salāx salāx salācēs salācia

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References[edit]

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