masculinus

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Etymology[edit]

Adjective from māsculus (like a male, mannish), diminutive of mās (male, man), + -īnus (suffix forming adjectives indicating possession or origin).

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masculīnus (feminine masculīna, neuter masculīnum); first/second-declension adjective

  1. masculine, male (of humans or animals)
    Synonyms: mās, masculus
    Antonyms: fēminīnus, muliebris
  2. manly, worthy of manhood
    Synonym: masculus
  3. (grammar) masculine (gender)
    Antonym: fēminīnus

Declension[edit]

First/second-declension adjective.

Number Singular Plural
Case / Gender Masculine Feminine Neuter Masculine Feminine Neuter
Nominative masculīnus masculīna masculīnum masculīnī masculīnae masculīna
Genitive masculīnī masculīnae masculīnī masculīnōrum masculīnārum masculīnōrum
Dative masculīnō masculīnō masculīnīs
Accusative masculīnum masculīnam masculīnum masculīnōs masculīnās masculīna
Ablative masculīnō masculīnā masculīnō masculīnīs
Vocative masculīne masculīna masculīnum masculīnī masculīnae masculīna

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