fuscus

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Latin[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Indo-European *dʰewh₂-, see also furvus, Old Irish donn (dark), Sanskrit धूसर (dhūsara, dust-colored)). More at dye, dust, dusk.

Pronunciation[edit]

Adjective[edit]

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

  1. dark, dim, dimly lit
  2. black, brown
  3. (of the voice) husky, hoarse

Declension[edit]

First/second-declension adjective.

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 fuscō fuscīs
Accusative fuscum fuscam fuscum fuscōs fuscās fusca
Ablative fuscō fuscā fuscō fuscīs
Vocative fusce fusca fuscum fuscī fuscae fusca

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Descendants[edit]

  • Asturian: foscu
  • Dalmatian: fosc
  • Catalan: fosc, fosca
  • Galician: fosco, fusco
  • Italian: fosco
  • Ladin: fosch

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