postumus

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Latin[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

One superlative of posterus ‎(next, following) with the last part of -issimus (see there for more). Confer with postrēmus.

Pronunciation[edit]

Adjective[edit]

postumus ‎(superlative of posterus)

  1. last, especially of children born following death of the father.

Inflection[edit]

First/second declension.

Number Singular Plural
Case / Gender Masculine Feminine Neuter Masculine Feminine Neuter
nominative postumus postuma postumum postumī postumae postuma
genitive postumī postumae postumī postumōrum postumārum postumōrum
dative postumō postumō postumīs
accusative postumum postumam postumum postumōs postumās postuma
ablative postumō postumā postumō postumīs
vocative postume postuma postumum postumī postumae postuma

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Noun[edit]

postumus m ‎(genitive postumī); second declension

  1. a posthumous child

Inflection[edit]

Second declension.

Case Singular Plural
nominative postumum postuma
genitive postumī postumōrum
dative postumō postumīs
accusative postumum postuma
ablative postumō postumīs
vocative postumum postuma

References[edit]

  • Andrew L. Sihler (1995) New Comparative Grammar of Greek and Latin, New York, Oxford, Oxford University Press
  • postumus” in Charlton T. Lewis & Charles Short, A Latin Dictionary, Oxford: Clarendon Press, 1879.