hebes

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Latin[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From hebeō (I am blunt or dull).

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Adjective[edit]

hebes m, f, n (genitive hebetis); third declension

  1. blunt, dull, not sharp or pointed
  2. (of senses) dim, faint, dull; tasteless, without smell
  3. (figuratively) dull, obtuse, sluggish, heavy, stupid; slow, tardy

Inflection[edit]

Note that there is an alternative accusative singular form hebem and an alternative ablative singular form hebete. Third declension, neuter nominative singular like masculine/feminine.

Number Singular Plural
Case \ Gender Masc./Fem. Neuter Masc./Fem. Neuter
nominative hebes hebes hebetēs hebetia
genitive hebetis hebetis hebetium hebetium
dative hebetī hebetī hebetibus hebetibus
accusative hebetem hebes hebetēs hebetia
ablative hebetī hebetī hebetibus hebetibus
vocative hebes hebes hebetēs hebetia

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