frux

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Latin[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Indo-European *bʰruHg- ‎(fruit).

Noun[edit]

frūx f ‎(genitive frūgis); third declension

  1. produce, crop, fruit
  2. (in the plural) supplies
  3. (figuratively) fruit, result

Inflection[edit]

Third declension.

Case Singular Plural
nominative frūx frūgēs
genitive frūgis frūgum
dative frūgī frūgibus
accusative frūgem frūgēs
ablative frūge frūgibus
vocative frūx frūgēs

References[edit]

  • frux in Charlton T. Lewis & Charles Short (1879) A Latin Dictionary, Oxford: Clarendon Press
  • frux in Charlton T. Lewis (1891) An Elementary Latin Dictionary, New York: Harper & Brothers
  • frux in Félix Gaffiot (1934), Dictionnaire Illustré Latin-Français, Paris: Hachette.
  • Meissner, Carl; Auden, Henry William (1894) Latin Phrase-Book[1], London: Macmillan and Co.
    • the earth brings forth fruit, crops: terra effert (more rarely fert, but not profert) fruges
    • the earth brings forth fruit abundantly: terra fundit fruges
    • to recover one's reason, be reasonable again: ad bonam frugem se recipere
    • (ambiguous) to be economical: diligentem, frugi esse
    • (ambiguous) a good, useful slave: frugi (opp. nequam) servus