superfluus

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Etymology[edit]

From superfluō (I am superfluous), from super + fluō (flow).

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superfluus m (feminine superflua, neuter superfluum); first/second declension

  1. running over, overflowing
  2. (figuratively) superfluous, unnecessary
  3. (figuratively) that is left over, remaining

Inflection[edit]

First/second declension.

Number Singular Plural
Case \ Gender Masculine Feminine Neuter Masculine Feminine Neuter
nominative superfluus superflua superfluum superfluī superfluae superflua
genitive superfluī superfluae superfluī superfluōrum superfluārum superfluōrum
dative superfluō superfluae superfluō superfluīs superfluīs superfluīs
accusative superfluum superfluam superfluum superfluōs superfluās superflua
ablative superfluō superfluā superfluō superfluīs superfluīs superfluīs
vocative superflue superflua superfluum superfluī superfluae superflua

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References[edit]

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