rallus

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Latin[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Diminutive form of rārus.

Pronunciation[edit]

Adjective[edit]

rallus (feminine ralla, neuter rallum); first/second-declension adjective

  1. thin, slim
  2. threadbare

Declension[edit]

First/second-declension adjective.

Number Singular Plural
Case / Gender Masculine Feminine Neuter Masculine Feminine Neuter
Nominative rallus ralla rallum rallī rallae ralla
Genitive rallī rallae rallī rallōrum rallārum rallōrum
Dative rallō rallō rallīs
Accusative rallum rallam rallum rallōs rallās ralla
Ablative rallō rallā rallō rallīs
Vocative ralle ralla rallum rallī rallae ralla

Noun[edit]

rallus m (genitive rallī); second declension

  1. (Medieval Latin) rail (aquatic bird)

Declension[edit]

Second-declension noun.

Case Singular Plural
Nominative rallus rallī
Genitive rallī rallōrum
Dative rallō rallīs
Accusative rallum rallōs
Ablative rallō rallīs
Vocative ralle rallī

Descendants[edit]

  • Galician: ralo

References[edit]

  • rallus”, in Charlton T. Lewis and Charles Short (1879) A Latin Dictionary, Oxford: Clarendon Press
  • rallus in Charles du Fresne du Cange’s Glossarium Mediæ et Infimæ Latinitatis (augmented edition with additions by D. P. Carpenterius, Adelungius and others, edited by Léopold Favre, 1883–1887)
  • rallus in Gaffiot, Félix (1934) Dictionnaire illustré latin-français, Hachette