alacer

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Etymology[edit]

Uncertain origin, but possibly from a Proto-Indo-European root shared with Germanic *aljaną(vigor, strength), see English ellen.

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Adjective[edit]

alacer m ‎(feminine alacris, neuter alacre); third declension

  1. Lively, brisk, quick, eager, active, excited.
  2. Glad, happy, cheerful.

Inflection[edit]

Third declension, nominative masculine singular in -er, nominative neuter singular in -e.

Number Singular Plural
Case / Gender Masculine Feminine Neuter Masculine Feminine Neuter
nominative alacer alacris alacre alacrēs alacria
genitive alacris alacrium
dative alacrī alacribus
accusative alacrem alacre alacrēs alacria
ablative alacrī alacribus
vocative alacer alacris alacre alacrēs alacria

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