spissus

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Latin[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Indo-European *spidtos, cognate to Ancient Greek σπιδνός (spidnós, dense, solid) and Latvian spiedu (I compress, I press).[1]

Pronunciation[edit]

Adjective[edit]

spissus m (feminine spissa, neuter spissum); first/second declension

  1. thick, close, compact, dense, crowded
  2. slow, tardy, late
  3. hard, difficult

Inflection[edit]

First/second declension.

Number Singular Plural
Case \ Gender Masculine Feminine Neuter Masculine Feminine Neuter
nominative spissus spissa spissum spissī spissae spissa
genitive spissī spissae spissī spissōrum spissārum spissōrum
dative spissō spissae spissō spissīs spissīs spissīs
accusative spissum spissam spissum spissōs spissās spissa
ablative spissō spissā spissō spissīs spissīs spissīs
vocative spisse spissa spissum spissī spissae spissa

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Descendants[edit]

References[edit]

  • spissus in Charlton T. Lewis & Charles Short, A Latin Dictionary, Oxford: Clarendon Press, 1879
  1. ^ “spesso” in: Alberto Nocentini, Alessandro Parenti, “l'Etimologico — Vocabolario della lingua italiana”, Le Monnier, 2010, ISBN 978-88-00-20781-2