ferreus

Definition from Wiktionary, the free dictionary
Jump to: navigation, search

Latin[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Derived from ferr(um) ‎(iron) +‎ -eus ‎(-ous, adjective-forming suffix).

Pronunciation[edit]

Adjective[edit]

ferreus m ‎(feminine ferrea, neuter ferreum); first/second declension

  1. iron, made of iron
  2. like or pertaining to iron
  3. hard, cruel
  4. firm, immovable, rigid

Inflection[edit]

First/second declension.

Number Singular Plural
Case / Gender Masculine Feminine Neuter Masculine Feminine Neuter
nominative ferreus ferrea ferreum ferreī ferreae ferrea
genitive ferreī ferreae ferreī ferreōrum ferreārum ferreōrum
dative ferreō ferreō ferreīs
accusative ferreum ferream ferreum ferreōs ferreās ferrea
ablative ferreō ferreā ferreō ferreīs
vocative ferree ferrea ferreum ferreī ferreae ferrea

Related terms[edit]

Descendants[edit]

References[edit]

  • ferreus” in Charlton T. Lewis & Charles Short, A Latin Dictionary, Oxford: Clarendon Press, 1879.
  • ferreus” in Félix Gaffiot (1934), Dictionnaire Illustré Latin-Français, Paris: Hachette.
  • Meissner, Carl; Auden, Henry William (1894) Latin Phrase-Book[1], London: Macmillan and Co.
    • to throw grappling irons on board; to board: copulas, manus ferreas (in navem) inicere