australis

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Latin[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From auster (south) +‎ -ālis.

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Adjective[edit]

austrālis m, f (neuter austrāle); third declension

  1. southern
  2. (substantive) the south pole
  3. (as a specific epithet) Australian

Inflection[edit]

Third declension, neuter nominative singular in -e.

Number Singular Plural
Case \ Gender Masc./Fem. Neuter Masc./Fem. Neuter
nominative austrālis austrāle austrālēs austrālia
genitive austrālis austrālis austrālium austrālium
dative austrālī austrālī austrālibus austrālibus
accusative austrālem austrāle austrālēs austrālia
ablative austrālī austrālī austrālibus austrālibus
vocative austrālis austrāle austrālēs austrālia

Usage notes[edit]

  • When used as a taxonomic epithet, australis may refer to Australia, or may mean "of the south" in a general sense, such as a southern region of Africa, America, or Europe.

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