rapax

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Latin[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From rapiō (I grab) +‎ -āx (inclined to).

Pronunciation[edit]

Adjective[edit]

rapāx (genitive rapācis, comparative rapācior); third-declension one-termination adjective

  1. grasping, greedy of plunder, rapacious

Declension[edit]

Third-declension one-termination adjective.

Number Singular Plural
Case / Gender Masc./Fem. Neuter Masc./Fem. Neuter
Nominative rapāx rapācēs rapācia
Genitive rapācis rapācium
Dative rapācī rapācibus
Accusative rapācem rapāx rapācēs rapācia
Ablative rapācī rapācibus
Vocative rapāx rapācēs rapācia

Descendants[edit]

  • Asturian: rapaz
  • English: rapacious
  • French: rapace
  • Galician: lobo rabaz

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