subtilis

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Latin[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From sub + tēla (a web).

Pronunciation[edit]

Adjective[edit]

subtīlis m, f (neuter subtīle); third declension

  1. fine, thin, slender
  2. precise, accurate, keen
  3. (of speech) plain, unadorned, simple
  4. (New Latin) Used as a species epithet.

Inflection[edit]

Third declension, neuter nominative singular in -e.

Number Singular Plural
Case \ Gender Masc./Fem. Neuter Masc./Fem. Neuter
nominative subtīlis subtīle subtīlēs subtīlia
genitive subtīlis subtīlis subtīlium subtīlium
dative subtīlī subtīlī subtīlibus subtīlibus
accusative subtīlem subtīle subtīlēs subtīlia
ablative subtīlī subtīlī subtīlibus subtīlibus
vocative subtīlis subtīle subtīlēs subtīlia

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