prolixus

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Latin[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From prō + laxus.

Pronunciation[edit]

Adjective[edit]

prōlixus (feminine prōlixa, neuter prōlixum, comparative prōlixior, adverb prōlixē); first/second-declension adjective

  1. stretched out, extended
  2. courteous
  3. favorable

Declension[edit]

First/second-declension adjective.

Number Singular Plural
Case / Gender Masculine Feminine Neuter Masculine Feminine Neuter
Nominative prōlixus prōlixa prōlixum prōlixī prōlixae prōlixa
Genitive prōlixī prōlixae prōlixī prōlixōrum prōlixārum prōlixōrum
Dative prōlixō prōlixō prōlixīs
Accusative prōlixum prōlixam prōlixum prōlixōs prōlixās prōlixa
Ablative prōlixō prōlixā prōlixō prōlixīs
Vocative prōlixe prōlixa prōlixum prōlixī prōlixae prōlixa

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Descendants[edit]

  • English: prolix
  • French: prolixe
  • Galician: prolixo
  • Italian: prolisso
  • Portuguese: prolixo
  • Spanish: prolijo

References[edit]

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