gelidus

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Latin[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Derived from gel(ū) (frost”, “chill) +‎ -idus (tending to, adjectival derivational suffix).

Pronunciation[edit]

Adjective[edit]

gelidus (feminine gelida, neuter gelidum); first/second declension

  1. ice-cold, icy, frosty
  2. chilling
  3. (substantive) ice water

Inflection[edit]

First/second declension.

Number Singular Plural
Case / Gender Masculine Feminine Neuter Masculine Feminine Neuter
nominative gelidus gelida gelidum gelidī gelidae gelida
genitive gelidī gelidae gelidī gelidōrum gelidārum gelidōrum
dative gelidō gelidō gelidīs
accusative gelidum gelidam gelidum gelidōs gelidās gelida
ablative gelidō gelidā gelidō gelidīs
vocative gelide gelida gelidum gelidī gelidae gelida

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References[edit]

  • gelidus in Charlton T. Lewis and Charles Short (1879) A Latin Dictionary, Oxford: Clarendon Press
  • gelidus in Charlton T. Lewis (1891) An Elementary Latin Dictionary, New York: Harper & Brothers
  • gelidus” in Félix Gaffiot’s Dictionnaire Illustré Latin-Français, Hachette (1934)
  • Carl Meissner; Henry William Auden (1894) Latin Phrase-Book[1], London: Macmillan and Co.
    • to slake one's thirst by a draught of cold water: sitim haustu gelidae aquae sedare