hirtus

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Latin[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Indo-European *ghers-tu, from *ghers ‎(to bristle), same root as horreo

Pronunciation[edit]

Adjective[edit]

hīrtus m ‎(feminine hīrta, neuter hīrtum); first/second declension

  1. hairy, shaggy
  2. rough, rude, unpolished

Inflection[edit]

First/second declension.

Number Singular Plural
Case / Gender Masculine Feminine Neuter Masculine Feminine Neuter
nominative hīrtus hīrta hīrtum hīrtī hīrtae hīrta
genitive hīrtī hīrtae hīrtī hīrtōrum hīrtārum hīrtōrum
dative hīrtō hīrtae hīrtō hīrtīs hīrtīs hīrtīs
accusative hīrtum hīrtam hīrtum hīrtōs hīrtās hīrta
ablative hīrtō hīrtā hīrtō hīrtīs hīrtīs hīrtīs
vocative hīrte hīrta hīrtum hīrtī hīrtae hīrta

Derived terms[edit]

References[edit]

  • hirtus” in Charlton T. Lewis & Charles Short, A Latin Dictionary, Oxford: Clarendon Press, 1879.