ferox

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Latin[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Indo-European *ǵʰweroh₃kʷs ‎(having the appearance of a wild animal), from *ǵʰwero- (suffixed form of*ǵʰwer- ‎(wild animal)) + *h₃ekʷ- ‎(eye; to see).

Pronunciation[edit]

Adjective[edit]

ferōx m, f, n ‎(genitive ferōcis); third declension

  1. wild, bold, gallant
  2. warlike
  3. defiant, arrogant

Inflection[edit]

Third declension.

Number Singular Plural
Case / Gender Masc./Fem. Neuter Masc./Fem. Neuter
nominative ferōx ferōcēs ferōcia
genitive ferōcis ferōcium
dative ferōcī ferōcibus
accusative ferōcem ferōx ferōcēs ferōcia
ablative ferōcī ferōcibus
vocative ferōx ferōcēs ferōcia

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