salax

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Latin[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From saliō (I leap, jump) +‎ -āx (inclined to).

Pronunciation[edit]

Adjective[edit]

salāx (genitive salācis); third declension

  1. (especially of male animals) Prone to leaping.
  2. Salacious, lustful, lecherous, lascivious.
  3. Lust-provoking, provocative.

Inflection[edit]

Third declension.

Number Singular Plural
Case / Gender Masc./Fem. Neuter Masc./Fem. Neuter
nominative salāx salācēs salācia
genitive salācis salācium
dative salācī salācibus
accusative salācem salāx salācēs salācia
ablative salācī salācibus
vocative salāx salācēs salācia

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References[edit]

  • salax in Charlton T. Lewis and Charles Short (1879) A Latin Dictionary, Oxford: Clarendon Press
  • salax in Charlton T. Lewis (1891) An Elementary Latin Dictionary, New York: Harper & Brothers
  • du Cange, Charles (1883), “salax”, in G. A. Louis Henschel, Pierre Carpentier, Léopold Favre, editors, Glossarium Mediæ et Infimæ Latinitatis (in Latin), Niort: L. Favre
  • salax” in Félix Gaffiot’s Dictionnaire Illustré Latin-Français, Hachette (1934)