bipes

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See also: bipés

French[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Verb[edit]

bipes

  1. second-person singular present indicative of biper
  2. second-person singular present subjunctive of biper

Latin[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From bi- +‎ pēs.

Pronunciation[edit]

Adjective[edit]

bipēs (genitive bipedis); third declension

  1. two-footed
    • Vergil, Georgicon IV, 389 (edited and translated by H. Rushton Fairclough, Virgil with an English translation I, 1916)
      Est in Carpathio Neptuni gurgite vates, | caeruleus Proteus, magnum qui piscibus aequor | et iuncto bipedum curru metitur equorum.
      In Neptune's Carpathian flood there dweels a seer, Proteus, of sea-green hue, who traverses the mighty main in his car drawn by fishes and a team of two-footed steeds.

Inflection[edit]

Third declension.

Number Singular Plural
Case / Gender Masc./Fem. Neuter Masc./Fem. Neuter
nominative bipēs bipedēs bipedia
genitive bipedis bipedium, bipedum
dative bipedī bipedibus
accusative bipedem bipēs bipedēs bipedia
ablative bipedī bipedibus
vocative bipēs bipedēs bipedia

References[edit]

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