incentivus

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Latin[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From incinō +‎ -īvus.

Pronunciation[edit]

Adjective[edit]

incentīvus (feminine incentīva, neuter incentīvum); first/second-declension adjective

  1. that strikes up, sets the tune
  2. tibia, the treble flute (opp. succentive, that plays the accompaniment)
  3. superior ("incentiva vita pastorum", opp. "succentiva vita agricolarum")
  4. that provokes or incites

Declension[edit]

First/second-declension adjective.

Number Singular Plural
Case / Gender Masculine Feminine Neuter Masculine Feminine Neuter
Nominative incentīvus incentīva incentīvum incentīvī incentīvae incentīva
Genitive incentīvī incentīvae incentīvī incentīvōrum incentīvārum incentīvōrum
Dative incentīvō incentīvō incentīvīs
Accusative incentīvum incentīvam incentīvum incentīvōs incentīvās incentīva
Ablative incentīvō incentīvā incentīvō incentīvīs
Vocative incentīve incentīva incentīvum incentīvī incentīvae incentīva

Coordinate terms[edit]

Descendants[edit]

  • English: incentive
  • Portuguese: incentivo

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