pendulus

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Latin[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From pendeō (I hang).

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Adjective[edit]

pendulus (feminine pendula, neuter pendulum); first/second-declension adjective

  1. hanging, hanging down, pendent, suspended
  2. doubtful, uncertain, hesitating
    neu fluitem dubiae spe pendulus horae

Declension[edit]

First/second-declension adjective.

Number Singular Plural
Case / Gender Masculine Feminine Neuter Masculine Feminine Neuter
Nominative pendulus pendula pendulum pendulī pendulae pendula
Genitive pendulī pendulae pendulī pendulōrum pendulārum pendulōrum
Dative pendulō pendulō pendulīs
Accusative pendulum pendulam pendulum pendulōs pendulās pendula
Ablative pendulō pendulā pendulō pendulīs
Vocative pendule pendula pendulum pendulī pendulae pendula

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References[edit]

  • pendulus in Charlton T. Lewis and Charles Short (1879) A Latin Dictionary, Oxford: Clarendon Press
  • pendulus in Charlton T. Lewis (1891) An Elementary Latin Dictionary, New York: Harper & Brothers
  • pendulus in Gaffiot, Félix (1934) Dictionnaire illustré Latin-Français, Hachette