fessus

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Adjective[edit]

fessus

  1. masculine plural of fessu

Latin[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Indo-European *dʰH- (to disappear). Connected with famēs, affatim, fatīscō, fatīgō.

Pronunciation[edit]

Adjective[edit]

fessus (feminine fessa, neuter fessum, comparative fessior, superlative fessissimus); first/second-declension adjective

  1. tired, weary
    O mater, ego tam fessa sum.[1]
    Oh mother, I'm so tired.[1]
    • 70 BCE – 19 BCE, Virgil, Georgics 4.265:
      [] ultro / hortantem et fessas ad pabula nota vocantem
      [] freely / calling them and exhorting the weary bees to eat their familiar food.
  2. weak, enfeebled

Declension[edit]

First/second-declension adjective.

Number Singular Plural
Case / Gender Masculine Feminine Neuter Masculine Feminine Neuter
Nominative fessus fessa fessum fessī fessae fessa
Genitive fessī fessae fessī fessōrum fessārum fessōrum
Dative fessō fessō fessīs
Accusative fessum fessam fessum fessōs fessās fessa
Ablative fessō fessā fessō fessīs
Vocative fesse fessa fessum fessī fessae fessa

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