physicus

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Latin[edit]

Etymology[edit]

PIE root
*bʰuH-

From Ancient Greek φυσικός ‎(phusikós, physical”, “natural).

Pronunciation[edit]

Adjective[edit]

physicus m ‎(feminine physica, neuter physicum); first/second declension

  1. Of or pertaining to natural philosophy or physics; physical, natural.

Inflection[edit]

First/second declension.

Number Singular Plural
Case / Gender Masculine Feminine Neuter Masculine Feminine Neuter
nominative physicus physica physicum physicī physicae physica
genitive physicī physicae physicī physicōrum physicārum physicōrum
dative physicō physicō physicīs
accusative physicum physicam physicum physicōs physicās physica
ablative physicō physicā physicō physicīs
vocative physice physica physicum physicī physicae physica

Related terms[edit]

Noun[edit]

physicus m ‎(genitive physicī); second declension

  1. physicist; naturalist

Inflection[edit]

Second declension.

Case Singular Plural
nominative physicus physicī
genitive physicī physicōrum
dative physicō physicīs
accusative physicum physicōs
ablative physicō physicīs
vocative physice physicī

Descendants[edit]

References[edit]

  • physicus” in Charlton T. Lewis & Charles Short, A Latin Dictionary, Oxford: Clarendon Press, 1879.
  • physicus” in Félix Gaffiot (1934), Dictionnaire Illustré Latin-Français, Paris: Hachette.
  • Meissner, Carl; Auden, Henry William (1894) Latin Phrase-Book[1], London: Macmillan and Co.
    • (ambiguous) physics; natural philosophy: physica (-orum) (Or. 34. 119); philosophia naturalis