cassus

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Latin[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Verbal adjective from Proto-Indo-European *ḱes- (to cut), the same root of careō (I lack).

Pronunciation[edit]

Adjective[edit]

cassus (feminine cassa, neuter cassum); first/second-declension adjective

  1. hollow, empty, devoid of something
  2. lacking
  3. useless, fruitless, vain, futile

Declension[edit]

First/second-declension adjective.

Number Singular Plural
Case / Gender Masculine Feminine Neuter Masculine Feminine Neuter
Nominative cassus cassa cassum cassī cassae cassa
Genitive cassī cassae cassī cassōrum cassārum cassōrum
Dative cassō cassō cassīs
Accusative cassum cassam cassum cassōs cassās cassa
Ablative cassō cassā cassō cassīs
Vocative casse cassa cassum cassī cassae cassa

Derived terms[edit]

Descendants[edit]

  • Portuguese: casso

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