inermis

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Latin[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Italic *enarmis. Equivalent to in- +‎ arma +‎ -is.

Pronunciation[edit]

Adjective[edit]

inermis (neuter inerme); third-declension two-termination adjective

  1. unarmed, defenceless
    Synonyms: infestus, intutus, nudus
    Antonyms: munitus, defensus, tutus, firmatus
  2. toothless

Declension[edit]

Third-declension two-termination adjective.

Number Singular Plural
Case / Gender Masc./Fem. Neuter Masc./Fem. Neuter
Nominative inermis inerme inermēs inermia
Genitive inermis inermium
Dative inermī inermibus
Accusative inermem inerme inermēs
inermīs
inermia
Ablative inermī inermibus
Vocative inermis inerme inermēs inermia

Descendants[edit]

  • Catalan: inerme
  • French: inerme
  • Galician: inerme
  • Italian: inerme
  • Occitan: inèrme
  • Portuguese: inerme
  • Spanish: inerme

References[edit]

  • inermis in Charlton T. Lewis and Charles Short (1879) A Latin Dictionary, Oxford: Clarendon Press
  • inermis in Charlton T. Lewis (1891) An Elementary Latin Dictionary, New York: Harper & Brothers
  • inermis in Gaffiot, Félix (1934) Dictionnaire illustré Latin-Français, Hachette