encaustus

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Etymology[edit]

Borrowed from Ancient Greek ἔγκαυστος (énkaustos, burned in), from ἐν- (en-, in) + καυστός (kaustós, burnt), from καίω (kaíō, I burn).

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encaustus (feminine encausta, neuter encaustum); first/second-declension adjective

  1. burned in, encaustic
  2. the encaustic mode of painting

Declension[edit]

First/second-declension adjective.

Number Singular Plural
Case / Gender Masculine Feminine Neuter Masculine Feminine Neuter
Nominative encaustus encausta encaustum encaustī encaustae encausta
Genitive encaustī encaustae encaustī encaustōrum encaustārum encaustōrum
Dative encaustō encaustō encaustīs
Accusative encaustum encaustam encaustum encaustōs encaustās encausta
Ablative encaustō encaustā encaustō encaustīs
Vocative encauste encausta encaustum encaustī encaustae encausta

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