gracilis

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Etymology[edit]

From an Old Latin verb *graceō or *craceō meaning "I'm meager, slim" from a Proto-Indo-European root shared with German schlank ‎(slim).

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gracilis m, f ‎(neuter gracile); third declension

  1. slender, slim, thin
  2. meager, scanty, lean
  3. (of style) unadorned, simple

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Third declension.

Number Singular Plural
Case / Gender Masc./Fem. Neuter Masc./Fem. Neuter
nominative gracilis gracile gracilēs gracilia
genitive gracilis gracilium
dative gracilī gracilibus
accusative gracilem gracile gracilēs gracilia
ablative gracilī gracilibus
vocative gracilis gracile gracilēs gracilia

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