posticus

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Latin[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From post (after) +‎ -īcus, compare antīcus.

Pronunciation[edit]

Adjective[edit]

postīcus (feminine postīca, neuter postīcum); first/second-declension adjective

  1. back, rear, posterior

Declension[edit]

First/second-declension adjective.

Number Singular Plural
Case / Gender Masculine Feminine Neuter Masculine Feminine Neuter
Nominative postīcus postīca postīcum postīcī postīcae postīca
Genitive postīcī postīcae postīcī postīcōrum postīcārum postīcōrum
Dative postīcō postīcō postīcīs
Accusative postīcum postīcam postīcum postīcōs postīcās postīca
Ablative postīcō postīcā postīcō postīcīs
Vocative postīce postīca postīcum postīcī postīcae postīca

Antonyms[edit]

Descendants[edit]

  • English: postical
  • Portuguese: postigo
  • Spanish: postigo (shutter)

References[edit]

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