ferus

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Latin[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Italic *feros, from Proto-Indo-European *ǵʰwer- (wild animal).

Pronunciation[edit]

Adjective[edit]

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

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

Declension[edit]

First/second-declension adjective.

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 ferō ferīs
Accusative ferum feram ferum ferōs ferās fera
Ablative ferō ferā ferō ferīs
Vocative fere fera ferum ferī ferae fera

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Descendants[edit]

  • Asturian: fieru
  • Catalan: fer
  • English: fierce, feral
  • French: fier
  • Galician: fero
  • Italian: fiero
  • Norman: fiar (Guernsey)
  • Occitan: fèr
  • Spanish: fiero

Noun[edit]

ferus m (genitive ferī); second declension

  1. wild animal

Declension[edit]

Second-declension noun.

Case Singular Plural
Nominative ferus ferī
Genitive ferī ferōrum
Dative ferō ferīs
Accusative ferum ferōs
Ablative ferō ferīs
Vocative fere ferī

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