futilis

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Latin[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From the same root in Latin fundō.

Alternative forms[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Adjective[edit]

fūtilis m, f (neuter fūtile); third declension

  1. that easily pours out
  2. that can not contain
  3. (figuratively) untrustworthy, vain, worthless, futile, frivolous

Inflection[edit]

Third declension, neuter nominative singular in -e.

Number Singular Plural
Case / Gender Masc./Fem. Neuter Masc./Fem. Neuter
nominative fūtilis fūtile fūtilēs fūtilia
genitive fūtilis fūtilis fūtilium fūtilium
dative fūtilī fūtilī fūtilibus fūtilibus
accusative fūtilem fūtile fūtilēs fūtilia
ablative fūtilī fūtilī fūtilibus fūtilibus
vocative fūtilis fūtile fūtilēs fūtilia

References[edit]

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