universus

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Latin[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From ūnus ‎(one) + versus ‎(turned), hence literally "turned into one".

Pronunciation[edit]

Adjective[edit]

ūniversus m ‎(feminine ūniversa, neuter ūniversum); first/second declension

  1. whole, entire, taken collectively

Inflection[edit]

First/second declension.

Number Singular Plural
Case / Gender Masculine Feminine Neuter Masculine Feminine Neuter
nominative ūniversus ūniversa ūniversum ūniversī ūniversae ūniversa
genitive ūniversī ūniversae ūniversī ūniversōrum ūniversārum ūniversōrum
dative ūniversō ūniversō ūniversīs
accusative ūniversum ūniversam ūniversum ūniversōs ūniversās ūniversa
ablative ūniversō ūniversā ūniversō ūniversīs
vocative ūniverse ūniversa ūniversum ūniversī ūniversae ūniversa

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References[edit]

  • universus in Charlton T. Lewis & Charles Short (1879) A Latin Dictionary, Oxford: Clarendon Press
  • universus in Charlton T. Lewis (1891) An Elementary Latin Dictionary, New York: Harper & Brothers
  • universus 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 analyse a general division into its specific parts: genus universum in species certas partiri et dividere (Or. 33. 117)