fulvus

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Latin[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From a Proto-Indo-European *bʰl̥wós, from *bʰel- (to shine) + *-wós (whence -vus). See fulgeō.

Pronunciation[edit]

Adjective[edit]

fulvus m (feminine fulva, neuter fulvum); first/second declension

  1. reddish-yellow, tawny, amber-coloured, fulvous

Inflection[edit]

First/second declension.

Number Singular Plural
Case / Gender Masculine Feminine Neuter Masculine Feminine Neuter
nominative fulvus fulva fulvum fulvī fulvae fulva
genitive fulvī fulvae fulvī fulvōrum fulvārum fulvōrum
dative fulvō fulvō fulvīs
accusative fulvum fulvam fulvum fulvōs fulvās fulva
ablative fulvō fulvā fulvō fulvīs
vocative fulve fulva fulvum fulvī fulvae fulva

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References[edit]

  • fulvus in Charlton T. Lewis and Charles Short (1879) A Latin Dictionary, Oxford: Clarendon Press
  • fulvus in Charlton T. Lewis (1891) An Elementary Latin Dictionary, New York: Harper & Brothers
  • fulvus” in Félix Gaffiot’s Dictionnaire Illustré Latin-Français, Hachette (1934)
  • fulvus in William Smith, editor (1848) A Dictionary of Greek Biography and Mythology, London: John Murray