francus

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See also: Francus and frančus

Latin[edit]

Alternative forms[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Frankish *Frankō (a Frank); from Proto-Germanic *frankô (javelin), see also Old High German Franko (a Frank), Old English franca (spear, javelin). Compare Saxon, ultimately a derivative of Proto-Germanic *sahsą (knife, dagger).

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

francus m (genitive francī); second declension

  1. (New Latin) franc (currency)

Declension[edit]

Second-declension noun.

Case Singular Plural
Nominative francus francī
Genitive francī francōrum
Dative francō francīs
Accusative francum francōs
Ablative francō francīs
Vocative france francī

Adjective[edit]

francus (feminine franca, neuter francum); first/second-declension adjective

  1. (Late Latin) Frank, of or pertaining to the Franks
    Synonyms: francicus, franciscus
  2. (Medieval Latin) French, of or pertaining to the French people.

Declension[edit]

First/second-declension adjective.

Number Singular Plural
Case / Gender Masculine Feminine Neuter Masculine Feminine Neuter
Nominative francus franca francum francī francae franca
Genitive francī francae francī francōrum francārum francōrum
Dative francō francō francīs
Accusative francum francam francum francōs francās franca
Ablative francō francā francō francīs
Vocative france franca francum francī francae franca

Noun[edit]

francus m (genitive francī); second declension

  1. (Medieval Latin) a Frenchman

Declension[edit]

Second-declension noun.

Case Singular Plural
Nominative francus francī
Genitive francī francōrum
Dative francō francīs
Accusative francum francōs
Ablative francō francīs
Vocative france francī

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