mulleus

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Latin[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Of uncertain origin[1]; proposed derivations include:

Pronunciation[edit]

Adjective[edit]

mulleus (feminine mullea, neuter mulleum); first/second-declension adjective

  1. of a red color (said of shoes) "calceus mulleus"

Declension[edit]

First/second-declension adjective.

Number Singular Plural
Case / Gender Masculine Feminine Neuter Masculine Feminine Neuter
Nominative mulleus mullea mulleum mulleī mulleae mullea
Genitive mulleī mulleae mulleī mulleōrum mulleārum mulleōrum
Dative mulleō mulleō mulleīs
Accusative mulleum mulleam mulleum mulleōs mulleās mullea
Ablative mulleō mulleā mulleō mulleīs
Vocative mullee mullea mulleum mulleī mulleae mullea

Further reading[edit]

See also[edit]

Colors in Latin · colōrēs (layout · text)
     candidus, albus, niveus, cēreus, marmoreus, eburneus, cānus      rāvus, pullus, cinereus, cineraceus, plumbeusgrīseus      āter, niger, piceus
             pūniceusmurrinus, 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, galbinus, lūridus              viridis              prasinus
             cyaneus              caeruleus, azurīnus, blavus              glaucus; līvidus; venetus
             violāceus, ianthinus, balaustīnus              ostrīnus, amethystīnus              purpureus, ātropurpūreus, roseus, rosāceus

References[edit]

  1. ^ Walde, Alois; Hofmann, Johann Baptist (1954) , “mulleus”, in Lateinisches etymologisches Wörterbuch (in German), volume 2, 3rd edition, Heidelberg: Carl Winter, page 122