africus

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Latin[edit]

Alternative forms[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Āfer +‎ -icus

Pronunciation[edit]

Adjective[edit]

āfricus (feminine āfrica, neuter āfricum); first/second-declension adjective

  1. African

Declension[edit]

First/second-declension adjective.

Number Singular Plural
Case / Gender Masculine Feminine Neuter Masculine Feminine Neuter
Nominative āfricus āfrica āfricum āfricī āfricae āfrica
Genitive āfricī āfricae āfricī āfricōrum āfricārum āfricōrum
Dative āfricō āfricō āfricīs
Accusative āfricum āfricam āfricum āfricōs āfricās āfrica
Ablative āfricō āfricā āfricō āfricīs
Vocative āfrice āfrica āfricum āfricī āfricae āfrica

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Descendants[edit]

  • Dalmatian:
    • Serbo-Croatian: japrk (southeastern wind) (Chakavian)
  • Spanish: ábrego (southwest wind)
  • Portuguese: áfrico
  • Spanish: áfrico

References[edit]

  • Afrĭcus in Gaffiot, Félix (1934) Dictionnaire illustré latin-français, Hachette
  • Carl Meißner; Henry William Auden (1894) Latin Phrase-Book[1], London: Macmillan and Co.
    • the wind is turning to the south-west: ventus se vertit in Africum
    • (ambiguous) to give a brief exposition of the geography of Africa: Africae situm paucis exponere
  • africus”, in Harry Thurston Peck, editor (1898) Harper's Dictionary of Classical Antiquities, New York: Harper & Brothers