difficilis

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Latin[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From dis- +‎ facilis (easy).

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Adjective[edit]

difficilis (neuter difficile); third declension

  1. difficult, troublesome
  2. (of character) obstinate, intractable, hard to please or manage

Inflection[edit]

Third declension.

Number Singular Plural
Case / Gender Masc./Fem. Neuter Masc./Fem. Neuter
nominative difficilis difficile difficilēs difficilia
genitive difficilis difficilium
dative difficilī difficilibus
accusative difficilem difficile difficilēs difficilia
ablative difficilī difficilibus
vocative difficilis difficile difficilēs difficilia

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References[edit]

  • difficilis in Charlton T. Lewis and Charles Short (1879) A Latin Dictionary, Oxford: Clarendon Press
  • difficilis in Charlton T. Lewis (1891) An Elementary Latin Dictionary, New York: Harper & Brothers
  • du Cange, Charles (1883), “difficilis”, in G. A. Louis Henschel, Pierre Carpentier, Léopold Favre, editors, Glossarium Mediæ et Infimæ Latinitatis (in Latin), Niort: L. Favre
  • difficilis” in Félix Gaffiot’s Dictionnaire Illustré Latin-Français, Hachette (1934)
  • difficilis in Ramminger, Johann (accessed 16 July 2016) Neulateinische Wortliste: Ein Wörterbuch des Lateinischen von Petrarca bis 1700[1], pre-publication website, 2005-2016