mendicus

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Latin[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From menda (physical defect, fault).

Pronunciation[edit]

Adjective[edit]

mendīcus (feminine mendīca, neuter mendīcum, superlative mendīcissimus); first/second-declension adjective

  1. beggarly, needy, indigent

Declension[edit]

First/second-declension adjective.

Number Singular Plural
Case / Gender Masculine Feminine Neuter Masculine Feminine Neuter
Nominative mendīcus mendīca mendīcum mendīcī mendīcae mendīca
Genitive mendīcī mendīcae mendīcī mendīcōrum mendīcārum mendīcōrum
Dative mendīcō mendīcō mendīcīs
Accusative mendīcum mendīcam mendīcum mendīcōs mendīcās mendīca
Ablative mendīcō mendīcā mendīcō mendīcīs
Vocative mendīce mendīca mendīcum mendīcī mendīcae mendīca

Related terms[edit]

Descendants[edit]

  • Asturian: méndigu
  • Galician: mendigo
  • Italian: mendico
  • Portuguese: mendigo
  • Spanish: mendigo

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