purus

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See also: purūs

Latin[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Indo-European *pew- ‎(to cleanse, purify). Cognate with putus.

Pronunciation[edit]

Adjective[edit]

pūrus m ‎(feminine pūra, neuter pūrum); first/second declension

  1. clear, limpid
  2. clean; pure

Inflection[edit]

First/second declension.

Number Singular Plural
Case / Gender Masculine Feminine Neuter Masculine Feminine Neuter
nominative pūrus pūra pūrum pūrī pūrae pūra
genitive pūrī pūrae pūrī pūrōrum pūrārum pūrōrum
dative pūrō pūrō pūrīs
accusative pūrum pūram pūrum pūrōs pūrās pūra
ablative pūrō pūrā pūrō pūrīs
vocative pūre pūra pūrum pūrī pūrae pūra

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References[edit]

  • purus” in Charlton T. Lewis & Charles Short, A Latin Dictionary, Oxford: Clarendon Press, 1879.
  • purus” in Félix Gaffiot (1934), Dictionnaire Illustré Latin-Français, Paris: Hachette.
  • Meissner, Carl; Auden, Henry William (1894) Latin Phrase-Book[1], London: Macmillan and Co.
    • pure, correct language: oratio pura, pura et emendata
    • incorrect usage: consuetudo vitiosa et corrupta (opp. pura et incorrupta) sermonis
    • to assume the toga virilis: togam virilem (puram) sumere

Latvian[edit]

Noun[edit]

purus m

  1. (dialectal form) accusative plural form of purs