fuscus

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Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Indo-European *dʰūs, see also Old Irish donn (dark), Sanskrit धूसर (dhūsara, dust-colored)), from *dʰū, *dʰew- (to smoke, dust). More at dye. Related to dust, dusk.

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Adjective[edit]

fuscus m (feminine fusca, neuter fuscum); first/second declension

  1. dark, black
  2. (of the voice) husky, hoarse

Inflection[edit]

First/second declension.

Number Singular Plural
Case \ Gender Masculine Feminine Neuter Masculine Feminine Neuter
nominative fuscus fusca fuscum fuscī fuscae fusca
genitive fuscī fuscae fuscī fuscōrum fuscārum fuscōrum
dative fuscō fuscae fuscō fuscīs fuscīs fuscīs
accusative fuscum fuscam fuscum fuscōs fuscās fusca
ablative fuscō fuscā fuscō fuscīs fuscīs fuscīs
vocative fusce fusca fuscum fuscī fuscae fusca

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References[edit]

  • fuscus in Charlton T. Lewis & Charles Short, A Latin Dictionary, Oxford: Clarendon Press, 1879