obscenus

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Etymology[edit]

Uncertain. Usually derived from Proto-Indo-European *ḱʷeyn- (to soil; mud; filth). According to Pokorny, cognate with inquinō, caenum, cūniō and whin.

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Adjective[edit]

obscēnus (feminine obscēna, neuter obscēnum); first/second declension

  1. inauspicious, ominous, portentous
  2. repulsive, offensive, abominable, hateful, disgusting, filthy
  3. immodest, impure, indecent, lewd, obscene

Inflection[edit]

First/second declension.

Number Singular Plural
Case / Gender Masculine Feminine Neuter Masculine Feminine Neuter
nominative obscēnus obscēna obscēnum obscēnī obscēnae obscēna
genitive obscēnī obscēnae obscēnī obscēnōrum obscēnārum obscēnōrum
dative obscēnō obscēnō obscēnīs
accusative obscēnum obscēnam obscēnum obscēnōs obscēnās obscēna
ablative obscēnō obscēnā obscēnō obscēnīs
vocative obscēne obscēna obscēnum obscēnī obscēnae obscēna

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