imbecillus

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Etymology[edit]

For *imbeccillus, from in- + baculus, as if "without support, feeble".

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Adjective[edit]

imbēcillus m ‎(feminine imbēcilla, neuter imbēcillum); first/second declension

  1. weak, feeble

Inflection[edit]

First/second declension.

Number Singular Plural
Case / Gender Masculine Feminine Neuter Masculine Feminine Neuter
nominative imbēcillus imbēcilla imbēcillum imbēcillī imbēcillae imbēcilla
genitive imbēcillī imbēcillae imbēcillī imbēcillōrum imbēcillārum imbēcillōrum
dative imbēcillō imbēcillō imbēcillīs
accusative imbēcillum imbēcillam imbēcillum imbēcillōs imbēcillās imbēcilla
ablative imbēcillō imbēcillā imbēcillō imbēcillīs
vocative imbēcille imbēcilla imbēcillum imbēcillī imbēcillae imbēcilla

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References[edit]

  • Julius Pokorny (1959), Indogermanisches etymologisches Wörterbuch, in 3 vols, Bern, München: Francke Verlag