volubilis

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Latin[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From volvo (I turn around, I roll)

Pronunciation[edit]

Adjective[edit]

volūbilis m, f (neuter volūbile); third declension

  1. that turns itself around, turning, spinning, whirling, rolling, revolving
  2. (figuratively, of speech) rapid, fluent, voluble
  3. (figuratively, of fate) changeable, mutable

Inflection[edit]

Third declension, neuter nominative singular in -e.

Number Singular Plural
Case \ Gender Masc./Fem. Neuter Masc./Fem. Neuter
nominative volūbilis volūbile volūbilēs volūbilia
genitive volūbilis volūbilis volūbilium volūbilium
dative volūbilī volūbilī volūbilibus volūbilibus
accusative volūbilem volūbile volūbilēs volūbilia
ablative volūbilī volūbilī volūbilibus volūbilibus
vocative volūbilis volūbile volūbilēs volūbilia

Descendants[edit]

References[edit]

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