flexus

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Latin.

Noun[edit]

flexus (plural flexus)

  1. (astronomy, geology) A low, curvilinear ridge with a scalloped pattern.

Anagrams[edit]


Latin[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From flectō (bend).

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

flexus m (genitive flexūs); fourth declension

  1. a bending, turning, winding
  2. a transition, changing
  3. (of speech) modulation, inflection of the voice
  4. (grammar) inflection

Declension[edit]

Fourth-declension noun.

Case Singular Plural
Nominative flexus flexūs
Genitive flexūs flexuum
Dative flexuī flexibus
Accusative flexum flexūs
Ablative flexū flexibus
Vocative flexus flexūs

Synonyms[edit]

Descendants[edit]

  • English: flex, flexus
  • Italian: flesso

Participle[edit]

flexus (feminine flexa, neuter flexum); first/second-declension participle

  1. bent, curved, having been bent.
  2. turned, having been turned around.
  3. (figuratively) persuaded, having been prevailed upon.
  4. (grammar) declined, conjugated, having been inflected.

Declension[edit]

First/second-declension adjective.

Number Singular Plural
Case / Gender Masculine Feminine Neuter Masculine Feminine Neuter
Nominative flexus flexa flexum flexī flexae flexa
Genitive flexī flexae flexī flexōrum flexārum flexōrum
Dative flexō flexō flexīs
Accusative flexum flexam flexum flexōs flexās flexa
Ablative flexō flexā flexō flexīs
Vocative flexe flexa flexum flexī flexae flexa

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