antiquus

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Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Italic *antīkʷos, from Proto-Indo-European *h₂énti-h₃kʷós (appearing before, having prior aspect), from *h₂énti (locative singular of *h₂ent- (front, front side)) + *h₃ekʷ- (eye; to see).

Pronunciation[edit]

  • (Classical) IPA(key): /anˈtiː.kʷus/, [anˈtiː.kʷʊs]
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Adjective[edit]

antīquus (feminine antīqua, neuter antīquum); first/second declension

  1. old, ancient
  2. aged
  3. time-honoured, bygone
  4. simple, venerable
  5. classic, traditional, essential

Inflection[edit]

First/second declension.

Number Singular Plural
Case / Gender Masculine Feminine Neuter Masculine Feminine Neuter
Nominative antīquus antīqua antīquum antīquī antīquae antīqua
Genitive antīquī antīquae antīquī antīquōrum antīquārum antīquōrum
Dative antīquō antīquō antīquīs
Accusative antīquum antīquam antīquum antīquōs antīquās antīqua
Ablative antīquō antīquā antīquō antīquīs
Vocative antīque antīqua antīquum antīquī antīquae antīqua

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