laxus

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Latin[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Indo-European *slǵ-so (weak, faint). See langueo.

Pronunciation[edit]

Adjective[edit]

laxus (feminine laxa, neuter laxum); first/second declension

  1. wide, spacious, roomy
  2. yielding
  3. loose, free

Inflection[edit]

First/second declension.

Number Singular Plural
Case / Gender Masculine Feminine Neuter Masculine Feminine Neuter
nominative laxus laxa laxum laxī laxae laxa
genitive laxī laxae laxī laxōrum laxārum laxōrum
dative laxō laxō laxīs
accusative laxum laxam laxum laxōs laxās laxa
ablative laxō laxā laxō laxīs
vocative laxe laxa laxum laxī laxae laxa

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References[edit]

  • laxus in Charlton T. Lewis and Charles Short (1879) A Latin Dictionary, Oxford: Clarendon Press
  • laxus in Charlton T. Lewis (1891) An Elementary Latin Dictionary, New York: Harper & Brothers
  • laxus” in Félix Gaffiot’s Dictionnaire Illustré Latin-Français, Hachette (1934)
  • De Vaan, Michiel (2008) Etymological Dictionary of Latin and the other Italic Languages (Leiden Indo-European Etymological Dictionary Series; 7), Leiden, Boston: Brill