declivis

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Latin[edit]

Etymology[edit]

de- +‎ clīvus (slope)

Pronunciation[edit]

Adjective[edit]

dēclīvis (neuter dēclīve); third declension

  1. sloping or shelving (downwards)
  2. descending
  3. falling (stars)

Declension[edit]

Third declension.

Number Singular Plural
Case / Gender Masc./Fem. Neuter Masc./Fem. Neuter
nominative dēclīvis dēclīve dēclīvēs dēclīvia
genitive dēclīvis dēclīvium
dative dēclīvī dēclīvibus
accusative dēclīvem dēclīve dēclīvēs dēclīvia
ablative dēclīvī dēclīvibus
vocative dēclīvis dēclīve dēclīvēs dēclīvia

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References[edit]

  • declivis in Charlton T. Lewis and Charles Short (1879) A Latin Dictionary, Oxford: Clarendon Press
  • declivis in Charlton T. Lewis (1891) An Elementary Latin Dictionary, New York: Harper & Brothers
  • declivis in Gaffiot, Félix (1934) Dictionnaire Illustré Latin-Français [Illustrated Latin-French Dictionary], Hachette
  • Carl Meissner; Henry William Auden (1894) Latin Phrase-Book[1], London: Macmillan and Co.
    • a gentle ascent: collis leniter ab infimo acclivis (opp. leniter a summo declivis)