superfluus

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Latin[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From superfluō (I am superfluous), from super + fluō (flow).

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Adjective[edit]

superfluus (feminine superflua, neuter superfluum, adverb superfluō); first/second-declension adjective

  1. running over, overflowing
  2. (figuratively) superfluous, unnecessary
  3. (figuratively) that is left over, remaining

Declension[edit]

First/second-declension adjective.

Number Singular Plural
Case / Gender Masculine Feminine Neuter Masculine Feminine Neuter
Nominative superfluus superflua superfluum superfluī superfluae superflua
Genitive superfluī superfluae superfluī superfluōrum superfluārum superfluōrum
Dative superfluō superfluō superfluīs
Accusative superfluum superfluam superfluum superfluōs superfluās superflua
Ablative superfluō superfluā superfluō superfluīs
Vocative superflue superflua superfluum superfluī superfluae superflua

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Descendants[edit]

  • Catalan: superflu
  • English: superfluous
  • French: superflu
  • Galician: superfluo

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