typus

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Latin[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Ancient Greek τύπος (tupos, mark, impression, type), from τύπτω (tuptō, I strike, beat).

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

typus m (genitive typī); second declension

  1. figure, image
  2. type, form, sort, kind
  3. (medicine) form, type, or character of a fever

Inflection[edit]

Second declension.

Number Singular Plural
nominative typus typī
genitive typī typōrum
dative typō typīs
accusative typum typōs
ablative typō typīs
vocative type typī

References[edit]

  • typus in Charlton T. Lewis & Charles Short, A Latin Dictionary, Oxford: Clarendon Press, 1879
  • type in The Century Dictionary, The Century Co., New York, 1911