tristis

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Latin[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Indo-European *tréystis. (Note that this root is only found in Latin and Germanic languages).

Pronunciation[edit]

Adjective[edit]

trīstis m, f (neuter trīste); third declension

  1. sad, unhappy, melancholy, morose
  2. sorrowful, mournful
  3. (of taste) disagreeable, harsh, bitter
  4. (of smell) foul, offensive

Inflection[edit]

Third declension, neuter nominative singular in -e.

Number Singular Plural
Case \ Gender Masc./Fem. Neuter Masc./Fem. Neuter
nominative trīstis trīste trīstēs trīstia
genitive trīstis trīstis trīstium trīstium
dative trīstī trīstī trīstibus trīstibus
accusative trīstem trīste trīstēs trīstia
ablative trīstī trīstī trīstibus trīstibus
vocative trīstis trīste trīstēs trīstia

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