singulus

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Latin[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From sim-, base of simplus, followed by a diminutive suffix.

Pronunciation[edit]

Adjective[edit]

singulus m (feminine singula, neuter singulum); first/second declension

  1. single
  2. apiece
  3. every
  4. one each, one at a time

Usage notes[edit]

Usually only used in the plural (singulī).

Inflection[edit]

First/second declension.

Number Singular Plural
Case \ Gender Masculine Feminine Neuter Masculine Feminine Neuter
nominative singulus singula singulum singulī singulae singula
genitive singulī singulae singulī singulōrum singulārum singulōrum
dative singulō singulae singulō singulīs singulīs singulīs
accusative singulum singulam singulum singulōs singulās singula
ablative singulō singulā singulō singulīs singulīs singulīs
vocative singule singula singulum singulī singulae singula

Descendants[edit]

References[edit]

  • singulus in Charlton T. Lewis & Charles Short, A Latin Dictionary, Oxford: Clarendon Press, 1879