ferus

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Latin[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Indo-European *ǵʰwer- (wild animal). Cognates include Ancient Greek θήρ (thēr) and Old Church Slavonic звѣрь (zvěrĭ).

Pronunciation[edit]

Adjective[edit]

ferus m (feminine fera, neuter ferum); first/second declension

  1. wild, savage
  2. uncivilized, uncultivated
  3. untamed, rough
  4. fierce, cruel

Inflection[edit]

First/second declension.

Number Singular Plural
Case \ Gender Masculine Feminine Neuter Masculine Feminine Neuter
nominative ferus fera ferum ferī ferae fera
genitive ferī ferae ferī ferōrum ferārum ferōrum
dative ferō ferae ferō ferīs ferīs ferīs
accusative ferum feram ferum ferōs ferās fera
ablative ferō ferā ferō ferīs ferīs ferīs
vocative fere fera ferum ferī ferae fera

Descendants[edit]

Noun[edit]

ferus m (genitive ferī); second declension

  1. wild animal

Inflection[edit]

Second declension.

Number Singular Plural
nominative ferus ferī
genitive ferī ferōrum
dative ferō ferīs
accusative ferum ferōs
ablative ferō ferīs
vocative fere ferī

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