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Perfect active participle of nītor (I rest upon).


nīxus m (feminine nīxa, neuter nīxum); first/second declension

  1. rested upon, leaned on, having rested upon
  2. pressed forward, advanced, having advanced
  3. mounted, climbed, ascended, having been mounted
  4. strained in giving birth, having strained in giving birth
  5. (figuratively) struggled, endeavoured, having struggled
  6. (figuratively) contended in argument, argued, having argued
  7. (figuratively) rested, relied, depended upon, having depended upon


First/second declension.

Number Singular Plural
Case / Gender Masculine Feminine Neuter Masculine Feminine Neuter
Nominative nīxus nīxa nīxum nīxī nīxae nīxa
Genitive nīxī nīxae nīxī nīxōrum nīxārum nīxōrum
Dative nīxō nīxae nīxō nīxīs nīxīs nīxīs
Accusative nīxum nīxam nīxum nīxōs nīxās nīxa
Ablative nīxō nīxā nīxō nīxīs nīxīs nīxīs
Vocative nīxe nīxa nīxum nīxī nīxae nīxa


nīxus m (genitive nīxūs); fourth declension

  1. strain


Fourth declension.

Case Singular Plural
Nominative nīxus nīxūs
Genitive nīxūs nīxuum
Dative nīxuī nīxibus
Accusative nīxum nīxūs
Ablative nīxū nīxibus
Vocative nīxus nīxūs