fixus

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Latin[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Perfect passive participle of fīgō (fasten, fix).

Participle[edit]

fīxus (feminine fīxa, neuter fīxum); first/second-declension participle

  1. unwavering
    Synonyms: prōmptus, indubius, certus
    Antonyms: incertus, dubius, suspensus, vagus, anceps
  2. constant
  3. immovable, fixed, fastened
    Synonyms: stabilis, statīvus

Declension[edit]

First/second-declension adjective.

Number Singular Plural
Case / Gender Masculine Feminine Neuter Masculine Feminine Neuter
Nominative fīxus fīxa fīxum fīxī fīxae fīxa
Genitive fīxī fīxae fīxī fīxōrum fīxārum fīxōrum
Dative fīxō fīxō fīxīs
Accusative fīxum fīxam fīxum fīxōs fīxās fīxa
Ablative fīxō fīxā fīxō fīxīs
Vocative fīxe fīxa fīxum fīxī fīxae fīxa

Descendants[edit]

  • Italo-Dalmatian
    • Istriot: feîsso
    • Italian: fisso
    • Sicilian: fissu
  • Venetian: fiso

Borrowings

References[edit]

  • fixus in Charlton T. Lewis and Charles Short (1879) A Latin Dictionary, Oxford: Clarendon Press
  • fixus in Charlton T. Lewis (1891) An Elementary Latin Dictionary, New York: Harper & Brothers
  • fixus in Charles du Fresne du Cange’s Glossarium Mediæ et Infimæ Latinitatis (augmented edition with additions by D. P. Carpenterius, Adelungius and others, edited by Léopold Favre, 1883–1887)
  • fixus in Gaffiot, Félix (1934) Dictionnaire illustré Latin-Français, Hachette