coccinus

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Latin[edit]

Alternative forms[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From coccum +‎ -īnus. Cf. also Ancient Greek κόκκινος (kókkinos).

Pronunciation[edit]

Adjective[edit]

coccinus (feminine coccina, neuter coccinum); first/second-declension adjective

  1. scarlet, scarlet-dyed

Declension[edit]

First/second-declension adjective.

Number Singular Plural
Case / Gender Masculine Feminine Neuter Masculine Feminine Neuter
Nominative coccinus coccina coccinum coccinī coccinae coccina
Genitive coccinī coccinae coccinī coccinōrum coccinārum coccinōrum
Dative coccinō coccinō coccinīs
Accusative coccinum coccinam coccinum coccinōs coccinās coccina
Ablative coccinō coccinā coccinō coccinīs
Vocative coccine coccina coccinum coccinī coccinae coccina

Derived terms[edit]

Descendants[edit]

(inherited Romance descendants)

(through the Scientific Latin derivative Coccinella)

(possible descendants through a derivative form, likely through Spanish cochinilla)

See also[edit]

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

References[edit]

  • coccinus in Charlton T. Lewis (1891) An Elementary Latin Dictionary, New York: Harper & Brothers