heroicus

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Etymology[edit]

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Pronunciation[edit]

Adjective[edit]

hērōicus (feminine hērōica, neuter hērōicum); first/second declension

  1. heroic, epic (especially relating to mythical heroes)

Inflection[edit]

First/second declension.

Number Singular Plural
Case / Gender Masculine Feminine Neuter Masculine Feminine Neuter
nominative hērōicus hērōica hērōicum hērōicī hērōicae hērōica
genitive hērōicī hērōicae hērōicī hērōicōrum hērōicārum hērōicōrum
dative hērōicō hērōicō hērōicīs
accusative hērōicum hērōicam hērōicum hērōicōs hērōicās hērōica
ablative hērōicō hērōicā hērōicō hērōicīs
vocative hērōice hērōica hērōicum hērōicī hērōicae hērōica

Descendants[edit]

References[edit]

  • heroicus in Charlton T. Lewis and Charles Short (1879) A Latin Dictionary, Oxford: Clarendon Press
  • heroicus in Charlton T. Lewis (1891) An Elementary Latin Dictionary, New York: Harper & Brothers
  • heroicus in Charles du Fresne du Cange’s Glossarium Mediæ et Infimæ Latinitatis (augmented edition, 1883–1887)
  • heroicus in Gaffiot, Félix (1934) Dictionnaire Illustré Latin-Français, Hachette
  • Carl Meissner; Henry William Auden (1894) Latin Phrase-Book[1], London: Macmillan and Co.
    • the mythical period, the heroic age: aetas heroica (Tusc. 5. 3. 7)
    • the mythical period, the heroic age: tempora heroica (N. D. 3. 21. 54)
    • to go back to the remote ages: repetere ab ultima (extrema, prisca) antiquitate (vetustate), ab heroicis temporibus