mulus

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Indonesian[edit]

Adjective[edit]

mulus

  1. smooth

Latin[edit]

mūlus (a mule)

Etymology[edit]

Probably from a pre-Latin Mediterranean substrate language, likely cognate with Ancient Greek μυχλός (mukhlós), μύκλος (múklos), μύκλα (múkla) and Albanian mushk (mule).

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

mūlus m (genitive mūlī); second declension

  1. a mule (pack animal)
  2. (pejorative) ass, idiot

Inflection[edit]

Second declension.

Case Singular Plural
nominative mūlus mūlī
genitive mūlī mūlōrum
dative mūlō mūlīs
accusative mūlum mūlōs
ablative mūlō mūlīs
vocative mūle mūlī

Synonyms[edit]

Hypernyms[edit]

  • iumenta (when used to pull carts)

Derived terms[edit]

Descendants[edit]

References[edit]

  • mulus in Charlton T. Lewis and Charles Short (1879) A Latin Dictionary, Oxford: Clarendon Press
  • mulus in Charlton T. Lewis (1891) An Elementary Latin Dictionary, New York: Harper & Brothers
  • du Cange, Charles (1883), “mulus”, in G. A. Louis Henschel, Pierre Carpentier, Léopold Favre, editors, Glossarium Mediæ et Infimæ Latinitatis (in Latin), Niort: L. Favre
  • mulus” in Félix Gaffiot’s Dictionnaire Illustré Latin-Français, Hachette (1934)

Volapük[edit]

Noun[edit]

mulus

  1. predicative plural of mul