priscus

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Etymology[edit]

For *priuscus, from prior.

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Adjective[edit]

prīscus m ‎(feminine prīsca, neuter prīscum); first/second declension

  1. former
  2. ancient
  3. old-fashioned

Declension[edit]

First/second declension.

Number Singular Plural
Case / Gender Masculine Feminine Neuter Masculine Feminine Neuter
nominative prīscus prīsca prīscum prīscī prīscae prīsca
genitive prīscī prīscae prīscī prīscōrum prīscārum prīscōrum
dative prīscō prīscō prīscīs
accusative prīscum prīscam prīscum prīscōs prīscās prīsca
ablative prīscō prīscā prīscō prīscīs
vocative prīsce prīsca prīscum prīscī prīscae prīsca

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References[edit]

  • priscus in Charlton T. Lewis & Charles Short (1879) A Latin Dictionary, Oxford: Clarendon Press
  • priscus in Charlton T. Lewis (1891) An Elementary Latin Dictionary, New York: Harper & Brothers
  • priscus in Félix Gaffiot (1934), Dictionnaire Illustré Latin-Français, Paris: Hachette.
  • Meissner, Carl; Auden, Henry William (1894) Latin Phrase-Book[1], London: Macmillan and Co.
    • to go back to the remote ages: repetere ab ultima (extrema, prisca) antiquitate (vetustate), ab heroicis temporibus
    • obsolete, ambiguous expressions: prisca, obsoleta (opp. usitata), ambigua verba
  • priscus in Harry Thurston Peck, editor (1898) Harper's Dictionary of Classical Antiquities, New York: Harper & Brothers
  • priscus in William Smith, editor (1848) A Dictionary of Greek Biography and Mythology, London: John Murray