gravis

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Catalan[edit]

Verb[edit]

gravis

  1. second-person singular present subjunctive form of gravar

Esperanto[edit]

Verb[edit]

gravis

  1. past of gravi

French[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Verb[edit]

gravis

  1. first-person singular present indicative of gravir
  2. second-person singular present indicative of gravir
  3. first-person singular past historic of gravir
  4. second-person singular past historic of gravir
  5. second-person singular imperative of gravir

Participle[edit]

gravis

  1. masculine plural of the past participle of gravir

Anagrams[edit]


Latin[edit]

Alternative forms[edit]

  • grauis

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Indo-European *gʷréh₂us. Cognate with Ancient Greek βαρύς(barús), Gothic 𐌺𐌰𐌿𐍂𐌿𐍃(kaurus, heavy), Persian گران(gerân) and Sanskrit गुरु(gurú). See also Latin brūtus.

Pronunciation[edit]

Adjective[edit]

gravis m, f ‎(neuter grave); third declension

  1. heavy
  2. troublesome, hard
  3. grave, serious

Inflection[edit]

Third declension.

Number Singular Plural
Case / Gender Masc./Fem. Neuter Masc./Fem. Neuter
nominative gravis grave gravēs gravia
genitive gravis gravium
dative gravī gravibus
accusative gravem grave gravēs gravia
ablative gravī gravibus
vocative gravis grave gravēs gravia

Descendants[edit]

References[edit]

  • gravis in Charlton T. Lewis and Charles Short (1879) A Latin Dictionary, Oxford: Clarendon Press
  • gravis in Charlton T. Lewis (1891) An Elementary Latin Dictionary, New York: Harper & Brothers
  • Félix Gaffiot (1934), Dictionnaire Illustré Latin-Français, Paris: Hachette, s.v.gravis”.
  • Meissner, Carl; Auden, Henry William (1894) Latin Phrase-Book[1], London: Macmillan and Co.
    • healthy climate: caelum salūbre, salubritas caeli (opp. grave, gravitas)
    • to be seriously ill: gravi morbo affectum esse, conflictari, vexari
    • to recruit oneself after a severe illness: e gravi morbo recreari or se colligere
    • elevated, moderate, plain style: genus dicendi grave or grande, medium, tenue (cf. Or. 5. 20; 6. 21)
    • a deep, high, thin, moderate voice: vox gravis, acuta, parva, mediocris
    • a man of character, with a strong personality: vir constans, gravis (opp. homo inconstans, levis)
    • exorbitant rate of interest: fenus iniquissimum, grande, grave
    • an important witness: testis gravis
    • to be (seriously, mortally) wounded: vulnus (grave, mortiferum) accipere, excipere
    • (ambiguous) cogent, decisive reasons: magnae (graves) necessariae causae
    • (ambiguous) men of sound opinions: homines graves (opp. leves)
    • (ambiguous) to be (heavily) punished by some one: poenas (graves) dare alicui