gibbus

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Etymology[edit]

Perhaps from Proto-Indo-European *geybʰ- (bowed, curved, crooked, skew).

Pronunciation[edit]

Adjective[edit]

gibbus (feminine gibba, neuter gibbum); first/second-declension adjective

  1. humped, hunched, gibbous

Declension[edit]

First/second-declension adjective.

Number Singular Plural
Case / Gender Masculine Feminine Neuter Masculine Feminine Neuter
Nominative gibbus gibba gibbum gibbī gibbae gibba
Genitive gibbī gibbae gibbī gibbōrum gibbārum gibbōrum
Dative gibbō gibbō gibbīs
Accusative gibbum gibbam gibbum gibbōs gibbās gibba
Ablative gibbō gibbā gibbō gibbīs
Vocative gibbe gibba gibbum gibbī gibbae gibba

Descendants[edit]

  • English: gibbous

Noun[edit]

gibbus m (genitive gibbī); second declension

  1. a hump, hunch on the back
    Synonym: gibber

Declension[edit]

Second-declension noun.

Case Singular Plural
Nominative gibbus gibbī
Genitive gibbī gibbōrum
Dative gibbō gibbīs
Accusative gibbum gibbōs
Ablative gibbō gibbīs
Vocative gibbe gibbī

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References[edit]

  • gibbus in Charlton T. Lewis and Charles Short (1879) A Latin Dictionary, Oxford: Clarendon Press
  • gibbus in Charlton T. Lewis (1891) An Elementary Latin Dictionary, New York: Harper & Brothers
  • gibbus in Gaffiot, Félix (1934) Dictionnaire illustré Latin-Français, Hachette