gyrovagus

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Latin[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From gȳrus (circle) + vagus (wandering).

Pronunciation[edit]

Adjective[edit]

gȳrovagus (feminine gȳrovaga, neuter gȳrovagum); first/second-declension adjective

  1. (Medieval Latin) wandering in circles or aimlessly

Declension[edit]

First/second-declension adjective.

Number Singular Plural
Case / Gender Masculine Feminine Neuter Masculine Feminine Neuter
Nominative gȳrovagus gȳrovaga gȳrovagum gȳrovagī gȳrovagae gȳrovaga
Genitive gȳrovagī gȳrovagae gȳrovagī gȳrovagōrum gȳrovagārum gȳrovagōrum
Dative gȳrovagō gȳrovagō gȳrovagīs
Accusative gȳrovagum gȳrovagam gȳrovagum gȳrovagōs gȳrovagās gȳrovaga
Ablative gȳrovagō gȳrovagā gȳrovagō gȳrovagīs
Vocative gȳrovage gȳrovaga gȳrovagum gȳrovagī gȳrovagae gȳrovaga

Noun[edit]

gȳrovagus m (genitive gȳrovagī); second declension

  1. (Medieval Latin) a monk who would wander from place to place, seeking hospitality

Declension[edit]

Second-declension noun.

Case Singular Plural
Nominative gȳrovagus gȳrovagī
Genitive gȳrovagī gȳrovagōrum
Dative gȳrovagō gȳrovagīs
Accusative gȳrovagum gȳrovagōs
Ablative gȳrovagō gȳrovagīs
Vocative gȳrovage gȳrovagī

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