gelu

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Latin[edit]

Alternative forms[edit]

Etymology[edit]

PIE root
*gel-

From Proto-Indo-European *gel- ‎(cold). Related to English cold.

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

gelū n ‎(genitive gelūs); fourth declension

  1. frost
  2. chill

Inflection[edit]

Fourth declension neuter.

Case Singular Plural
nominative gelū gelua
genitive gelūs geluum
dative gelū gelibus
accusative gelū gelua
ablative gelū gelibus
vocative gelū gelua

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Descendants[edit]

References[edit]

  • gelu” in Charlton T. Lewis & Charles Short, A Latin Dictionary, Oxford: Clarendon Press, 1879.
  • gelu” in Félix Gaffiot (1934), Dictionnaire Illustré Latin-Français, Paris: Hachette.
  • Meissner, Carl; Auden, Henry William (1894) Latin Phrase-Book[1], London: Macmillan and Co.
    • to be numb with cold: frigore (gelu) rigere, torpere

Old Saxon[edit]

Adjective[edit]

gelu

  1. Alternative form of gelo