supplex

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Latin[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From supplicō ‎(I pray, beseech)

Alternative forms[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Adjective[edit]

supplex m, f, n ‎(genitive supplicis); third declension

  1. kneeling
  2. begging
  3. suppliant

Declension[edit]

Third declension.

Number Singular Plural
Case / Gender Masc./Fem. Neuter Masc./Fem. Neuter
nominative supplex supplicēs supplicia
genitive supplicis supplicium
dative supplicī supplicibus
accusative supplicem supplex supplicēs supplicia
ablative supplicī supplicibus
vocative supplex supplicēs supplicia

Noun[edit]

supplex m ‎(genitive supplicis); third declension

  1. suppliant

Declension[edit]

Third declension.

Case Singular Plural
nominative supplex supplicēs
genitive supplicis supplicum
dative supplicī supplicibus
accusative supplicem supplicēs
ablative supplice supplicibus
vocative supplex supplicēs

References[edit]

  • supplex” in Charlton T. Lewis & Charles Short, A Latin Dictionary, Oxford: Clarendon Press, 1879.
  • supplex” in Félix Gaffiot (1934), Dictionnaire Illustré Latin-Français, Paris: Hachette.
  • Meissner, Carl; Auden, Henry William (1894) Latin Phrase-Book[1], London: Macmillan and Co.
    • to crave humbly; to supplicate: supplicibus verbis orare