durus

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Verb[edit]

durus

  1. conditional of durar

Latin[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Indo-European *deru-, *drew- (hard, fast).

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Adjective[edit]

dūrus (feminine dūra, neuter dūrum); first/second declension

  1. hard, rough (of a touch)
  2. harsh (of a taste)
  3. hardy, vigorous
  4. unyielding, unfeeling, stern
  5. oppressive, severe
    • Dura lex, sed lex.
      The law is harsh but it is the law.

Inflection[edit]

First/second declension.

Number Singular Plural
Case / Gender Masculine Feminine Neuter Masculine Feminine Neuter
nominative dūrus dūra dūrum dūrī dūrae dūra
genitive dūrī dūrae dūrī dūrōrum dūrārum dūrōrum
dative dūrō dūrō dūrīs
accusative dūrum dūram dūrum dūrōs dūrās dūra
ablative dūrō dūrā dūrō dūrīs
vocative dūre dūra dūrum dūrī dūrae dūra

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References[edit]

  • durus in Charlton T. Lewis and Charles Short (1879) A Latin Dictionary, Oxford: Clarendon Press
  • durus in Charlton T. Lewis (1891) An Elementary Latin Dictionary, New York: Harper & Brothers
  • du Cange, Charles (1883), “durus”, in G. A. Louis Henschel, Pierre Carpentier, Léopold Favre, editors, Glossarium Mediæ et Infimæ Latinitatis (in Latin), Niort: L. Favre
  • durus” in Félix Gaffiot’s Dictionnaire Illustré Latin-Français, Hachette (1934)
  • Charlton T. Lewis (1891) An Elementary Latin Dictionary, 1st edition. (Oxford University Press)