edax

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Latin[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Derived from edō ‎(I eat) +‎ -āx ‎(inclined to).

Pronunciation[edit]

Adjective[edit]

edāx m, f, n ‎(genitive edācis); third declension

  1. greedy, gluttonous, rapacious, voracious, consuming, devourer.
    Alere nolunt hominem edacem.
    They won't keep a greedy man.
    Tempus edax rerum.
    Time, the devourer of things.
  2. destructive

Inflection[edit]

Third declension, neuter nominative singular like masculine/feminine.

Number Singular Plural
Case / Gender Masc./Fem. Neuter Masc./Fem. Neuter
nominative edāx edāx edācēs edācia
genitive edācis edācis edācium edācium
dative edācī edācī edācibus edācibus
accusative edācem edāx edācēs edācia
ablative edācī edācī edācibus edācibus
vocative edāx edāx edācēs edācia