docilis

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Latin[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From doceō (teach)

Pronunciation[edit]

  • (Classical) IPA(key): /ˈdo.ki.lis/, [ˈd̪ɔkɪlʲɪs̠]
  • (Ecclesiastical) IPA(key): /ˈdo.t͡ʃi.lis/, [ˈd̪ɔːt͡ʃilis]
  • (file)

Adjective[edit]

docilis (neuter docile); third-declension two-termination adjective

  1. docile, teachable
  2. manageable, tractable
  3. intelligible

Declension[edit]

Third-declension two-termination adjective.

Number Singular Plural
Case / Gender Masc./Fem. Neuter Masc./Fem. Neuter
Nominative docilis docile docilēs docilia
Genitive docilis docilium
Dative docilī docilibus
Accusative docilem docile docilēs
docilīs
docilia
Ablative docilī docilibus
Vocative docilis docile docilēs docilia

Related terms[edit]

Descendants[edit]

  • Catalan: dòcil
  • English: docile
  • French: docile
  • Galician: dócil
  • Italian: docile
  • Occitan: docil
  • Portuguese: dócil
  • Spanish: dócil

References[edit]

  • docilis in Charlton T. Lewis and Charles Short (1879) A Latin Dictionary, Oxford: Clarendon Press
  • docilis in Charlton T. Lewis (1891) An Elementary Latin Dictionary, New York: Harper & Brothers
  • docilis in Gaffiot, Félix (1934) Dictionnaire illustré Latin-Français, Hachette