caesius

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Latin[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Literally 'cutting, piercing', from caedo (I cut)

Pronunciation[edit]

Adjective[edit]

caesius (feminine caesia, neuter caesium); first/second declension

  1. (of the eyes) Bluish-gray, gray-eyed, blue-eyed, cat-eyed; cutting, sharp.

Inflection[edit]

First/second declension.

Number Singular Plural
Case / Gender Masculine Feminine Neuter Masculine Feminine Neuter
nominative caesius caesia caesium caesiī caesiae caesia
genitive caesiī caesiae caesiī caesiōrum caesiārum caesiōrum
dative caesiō caesiō caesiīs
accusative caesium caesiam caesium caesiōs caesiās caesia
ablative caesiō caesiā caesiō caesiīs
vocative caesie caesia caesium caesiī caesiae caesia

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References[edit]

  • caesius in Charlton T. Lewis and Charles Short (1879) A Latin Dictionary, Oxford: Clarendon Press
  • caesius in Charlton T. Lewis (1891) An Elementary Latin Dictionary, New York: Harper & Brothers
  • caesius” in Félix Gaffiot’s Dictionnaire Illustré Latin-Français, Hachette (1934)
  • caesius in William Smith, editor (1848) A Dictionary of Greek Biography and Mythology, London: John Murray