galbinus

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Latin[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Unknown, perhaps from galbanum, but the process is morphologically unclear.

Pronunciation[edit]

Adjective[edit]

galbinus (feminine galbina, neuter galbinum); first/second-declension adjective

  1. greenish-yellow, yellowish, chartreuse
  2. effeminate
    Synonyms: effēminātus, fēmineus, galbinātus, mollis, sēmifer

Declension[edit]

First/second-declension adjective.

Number Singular Plural
Case / Gender Masculine Feminine Neuter Masculine Feminine Neuter
Nominative galbinus galbina galbinum galbinī galbinae galbina
Genitive galbinī galbinae galbinī galbinōrum galbinārum galbinōrum
Dative galbinō galbinō galbinīs
Accusative galbinum galbinam galbinum galbinōs galbinās galbina
Ablative galbinō galbinā galbinō galbinīs
Vocative galbine galbina galbinum galbinī galbinae galbina

See also[edit]

Colors in Latin · colōrēs (layout · text)
     candidus, albus, niveus, cēreus, marmoreus, eburneus, cānus      rāvus, pullus, cinereus, cineraceus, plumbeusgrīseus (ML. or NL.)      āter, niger, piceus
             pūniceusmurrinus, rūfus, ruber, russus, rubrīcus, mulleus; cocceus, coccīnus, badius              rutilus, armeniacus, auranteus, aurantiacus; fuscus, colōrius, cervīnus, spādīx              gilvus, helvus, fulvus, flāvus, croceus, pallidus, lūteus, blondinus (ML.)
             galbus, galbinus, lūridus              viridis              prasinus
             cyaneus              caeruleus, azurīnus (ML.), blavus (ML.)              glaucus; līvidus; venetus
             violāceus, ianthinus, balaustīnus (NL.)              ostrīnus, amethystīnus              purpureus, ātropurpūreus, roseus, rosāceus

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Further reading[edit]

  • galbinus in Charlton T. Lewis and Charles Short (1879) A Latin Dictionary, Oxford: Clarendon Press
  • galbinus in Gaffiot, Félix (1934) Dictionnaire illustré Latin-Français, Hachette