lividus

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Latin[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Can be construed as līveō (I am of a bluish color or livid; envy) +‎ -idus, but more at līveō.

Pronunciation[edit]

Adjective[edit]

līvidus (feminine līvida, neuter līvidum, superlative līvidissimus, adverb līvidē); first/second-declension adjective

  1. (color) leaden, bluish, blue
  2. (especially, produced by beating, bruising, etc.) black and blue, livid
  3. (transferred sense) making livid, that is deadly
  4. (figuratively) envious, invidious, spiteful, malicious

Declension[edit]

First/second-declension adjective.

Number Singular Plural
Case / Gender Masculine Feminine Neuter Masculine Feminine Neuter
Nominative līvidus līvida līvidum līvidī līvidae līvida
Genitive līvidī līvidae līvidī līvidōrum līvidārum līvidōrum
Dative līvidō līvidō līvidīs
Accusative līvidum līvidam līvidum līvidōs līvidās līvida
Ablative līvidō līvidā līvidō līvidīs
Vocative līvide līvida līvidum līvidī līvidae līvida

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Descendants[edit]

  • Catalan: lívid
  • English: livid
  • French: livide
  • Galician: lívido

See also[edit]

Colors in Latin · colōrēs (layout · text)
     candidus, albus, niveus, cēreus, marmoreus, eburneus, cānus      rāvus, pullus, cinereus, cinericeus, plumbeusgrīseus      āter, niger, piceus
             pūniceusmurrhinus, rūfus, ruber, russus, rubrīcus, mulleus; cocceus, coccīnus, badius              rutilus, armeniacus, auranteus, aurantiacus; fuscus, colōrius, cervīnus, spādīx              gilvus, helvus, fulvus, flāvus, croceus, pallidus, lūteus, blondinus
             galbus, galbīnus, lūridus              viridis              prasinus
             cyaneus              caeruleus, azurīnus, blavus              glaucus; līvidus; venetus
             violāceus, ianthinus              ostrīnus, amethystīnus              purpureus, ātropurpūreus, roseus, rosāceus

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