elegantulus

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Latin[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From a diminutive of ēlegāns

Pronunciation[edit]

Adjective[edit]

ēlegantulus (feminine ēlegantula, neuter ēlegantulum); first/second declension

  1. small and elegant

Inflection[edit]

First/second declension.

Number Singular Plural
Case / Gender Masculine Feminine Neuter Masculine Feminine Neuter
nominative ēlegantulus ēlegantula ēlegantulum ēlegantulī ēlegantulae ēlegantula
genitive ēlegantulī ēlegantulae ēlegantulī ēlegantulōrum ēlegantulārum ēlegantulōrum
dative ēlegantulō ēlegantulō ēlegantulīs
accusative ēlegantulum ēlegantulam ēlegantulum ēlegantulōs ēlegantulās ēlegantula
ablative ēlegantulō ēlegantulā ēlegantulō ēlegantulīs
vocative ēlegantule ēlegantula ēlegantulum ēlegantulī ēlegantulae ēlegantula

Usage notes[edit]

  • Used exclusively as a taxonomic epithet.

References[edit]

  • elegantulus” in Félix Gaffiot’s Dictionnaire Illustré Latin-Français, Hachette (1934)
  • elegantulus in Ramminger, Johann (accessed 16 July 2016) Neulateinische Wortliste: Ein Wörterbuch des Lateinischen von Petrarca bis 1700[1], pre-publication website, 2005-2016