extremus

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Latin[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From earlier *exterisemo- > *exterezemo- > *extrezmo- > extrēmo-, from exter +‎ -issimus. Same development as suprēmus. Confer with extimus.

Pronunciation[edit]

Adjective[edit]

extrēmus ‎(superlative of exter)

  1. situated at the end, edge, or tip
  2. occurring at the end (of a period of time), last
  3. extreme in degree

Inflection[edit]

First/second declension.

Number Singular Plural
Case / Gender Masculine Feminine Neuter Masculine Feminine Neuter
nominative extrēmus extrēma extrēmum extrēmī extrēmae extrēma
genitive extrēmī extrēmae extrēmī extrēmōrum extrēmārum extrēmōrum
dative extrēmō extrēmae extrēmō extrēmīs extrēmīs extrēmīs
accusative extrēmum extrēmam extrēmum extrēmōs extrēmās extrēma
ablative extrēmō extrēmā extrēmō extrēmīs extrēmīs extrēmīs
vocative extrēme extrēma extrēmum extrēmī extrēmae extrēma

Derived terms[edit]

Descendants[edit]

Noun[edit]

extremus m ‎(genitive extremī); second declension

  1. rear
  2. end

Inflection[edit]

Second declension.

Case Singular Plural
nominative extremus extremī
genitive extremī extremōrum
dative extremō extremīs
accusative extremum extremōs
ablative extremō extremīs
vocative extreme extremī

Descendants[edit]

References[edit]

  • Andrew L. Sihler (1995) New Comparative Grammar of Greek and Latin, New York, Oxford, Oxford University Press
  • extremus” in Charlton T. Lewis & Charles Short, A Latin Dictionary, Oxford: Clarendon Press, 1879.