suavis

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Latin[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Indo-European *sweh₂d- (the associated verb suādeō retained the original d). Cognate to Ancient Greek ἡδύς (hēdús), English sweet, Sanskrit स्वादु (svādu).

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Adjective[edit]

suāvis m, f (neuter suāve); third declension

  1. sweet

Inflection[edit]

Third declension, neuter nominative singular in -e.

Number Singular Plural
Case \ Gender Masc./Fem. Neuter Masc./Fem. Neuter
nominative suāvis suāve suāvēs suāvia
genitive suāvis suāvis suāvium suāvium
dative suāvī suāvī suāvibus suāvibus
accusative suāvem suāve suāvēs suāvia
ablative suāvī suāvī suāvibus suāvibus
vocative suāvis suāve suāvēs suāvia

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