audax

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Latin audāx, via Italian

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

audax (plural audaxes)

  1. (cycling) A non-competitive long-distance (often over 200 km) cycling event.

Italian[edit]

Noun[edit]

audax m (plural audax)

  1. audax

Latin[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From audeō +‎ -āx.

Pronunciation[edit]

Adjective[edit]

audāx (genitive audācis); third declension

  1. bold

Usage notes[edit]

Audax can mean daring in two senses: courageous, spirited and foolhardy, presumptuous, rash.

Inflection[edit]

Third declension.

Number Singular Plural
Case / Gender Masc./Fem. Neuter Masc./Fem. Neuter
nominative audāx audācēs audācia
genitive audācis audācium
dative audācī audācibus
accusative audācem audāx audācēs audācia
ablative audācī audācibus
vocative audāx audācēs audācia

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References[edit]

  • audax in Charlton T. Lewis and Charles Short (1879) A Latin Dictionary, Oxford: Clarendon Press
  • audax in Charlton T. Lewis (1891) An Elementary Latin Dictionary, New York: Harper & Brothers
  • du Cange, Charles (1883), “audax”, in G. A. Louis Henschel, Pierre Carpentier, Léopold Favre, editors, Glossarium Mediæ et Infimæ Latinitatis (in Latin), Niort: L. Favre
  • audax” in Félix Gaffiot’s Dictionnaire Illustré Latin-Français, Hachette (1934)