caeruleus

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Etymology[edit]

Dissimilation of *caeluleus, derived from caelum (sky, heaven) +‎ -uleus (diminutive suffix).

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caeruleus (feminine caerulea, neuter caeruleum); first/second-declension adjective

  1. Of or pertaining to the sea.
  2. Of or pertaining to the sky.
  3. Of or pertaining to rivers or sea and river deities.
  4. dark colored, dark blue, dark green, cerulean, azure
  5. gloomy, sable, black

Declension[edit]

First/second-declension adjective.

Number Singular Plural
Case / Gender Masculine Feminine Neuter Masculine Feminine Neuter
Nominative caeruleus caerulea caeruleum caeruleī caeruleae caerulea
Genitive caeruleī caeruleae caeruleī caeruleōrum caeruleārum caeruleōrum
Dative caeruleō caeruleō caeruleīs
Accusative caeruleum caeruleam caeruleum caeruleōs caeruleās caerulea
Ablative caeruleō caeruleā caeruleō caeruleīs
Vocative caerulee caerulea caeruleum caeruleī caeruleae caerulea

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Colors in Latin · colōrēs (layout · text)
     candidus, albus, niveus, cēreus, marmoreus, eburneus, cānus      rāvus, pullus, cinereus, cinericeus, plumbeusgrīseus      āter, niger, piceus
             pūniceusmurrhinus, rūfus, ruber, russus, rubrīcus, mulleus; cocceus, coccīnus, badius              rutilus, armeniacus, auranteus, aurantiacus; fuscus, colōrius, cervīnus, spādīx              gilvus, helvus, fulvus, flāvus, croceus, pallidus, lūteus, blondinus
             galbus, galbīnus, lūridus              viridis              prasinus
             cyaneus              caeruleus, azurīnus, blavus              glaucus; līvidus; venetus
             violāceus, ianthinus              ostrīnus, amethystīnus              purpureus, ātropurpūreus, roseus, rosāceus

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