lassus

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English[edit]

Noun[edit]

lassus

  1. plural of lassu

Latin[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Indo-European *lh₁d-to. Cognate with Albanian lodh [1], Old English læt ‎(late, slow, sluggish, tardy). More at late.

Pronunciation[edit]

Adjective[edit]

lassus m ‎(feminine lassa, neuter lassum); first/second declension

  1. weary, faint, tired
  2. exhausted, used up

Inflection[edit]

First/second declension.

Number Singular Plural
Case / Gender Masculine Feminine Neuter Masculine Feminine Neuter
nominative lassus lassa lassum lassī lassae lassa
genitive lassī lassae lassī lassōrum lassārum lassōrum
dative lassō lassō lassīs
accusative lassum lassam lassum lassōs lassās lassa
ablative lassō lassā lassō lassīs
vocative lasse lassa lassum lassī lassae lassa

Related terms[edit]

Descendants[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ De Vaan, Michiel (2008) Etymological Dictionary of Latin and the other Italic Languages (Leiden Indo-European Etymological Dictionary Series; 7), Leiden, Boston: Brill

Middle French[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Old French lassus, from la ‎(there) +‎ sus ‎(upon; on top of).

Preposition[edit]

lassus

  1. up there

References[edit]

  • lassus on Dictionnaire du Moyen Français (1330-1500) (in French)
  • (fr) Godefroy, Frédéric, Dictionnaire de l'ancienne langue française et de tous ses dialectes du IXe au XVe siècle (1881) (lassus)