australis

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Latin[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From auster (south) +‎ -ālis.

Pronunciation[edit]

Adjective[edit]

austrālis (neuter austrāle, superlative austrālissimus); third-declension two-termination adjective

  1. southern
    Synonyms: austrīnus, merīdiōnālis
    Antonym: boreālis
  2. (New Latin) (as a specific epithet) Australian
    Synonyms: austrāliēnsis, austrāliānus, austrālicus

Usage notes[edit]

  • When used as a specific 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.

Declension[edit]

Third-declension two-termination adjective.

Number Singular Plural
Case / Gender Masc./Fem. Neuter Masc./Fem. Neuter
Nominative austrālis austrāle austrālēs austrālia
Genitive austrālis austrālium
Dative austrālī austrālibus
Accusative austrālem austrāle austrālēs
austrālīs
austrālia
Ablative austrālī austrālibus
Vocative austrālis austrāle austrālēs austrālia

Derived terms[edit]

Descendants[edit]

Noun[edit]

austrālis m (genitive austrālis); third declension

  1. the south pole

Declension[edit]

Third-declension noun (i-stem).

Case Singular Plural
Nominative austrālis austrālēs
Genitive austrālis austrālium
Dative austrālī austrālibus
Accusative austrālem austrālēs
austrālīs
Ablative austrāle austrālibus
Vocative austrālis austrālēs

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