valgus

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English[edit]

Adjective[edit]

valgus (not comparable)

  1. knock-kneed (having the distal part of a limb displaced or twisted away from the midline of the body)

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Estonian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From valge +‎ -us. Cognate to Finnish valo (light) and Hungarian világ (world).

Noun[edit]

valgus (genitive valguse, partitive valgust)

  1. light

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Latin[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Indo-European *wel-, *welʷ- (to turn, wind, roll). Cognate with Latin volvō (I roll).

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Adjective[edit]

valgus (feminine valga, neuter valgum); first/second declension

  1. knock-kneed
  2. not straight, shoddy

Inflection[edit]

First/second declension.

Number Singular Plural
Case / Gender Masculine Feminine Neuter Masculine Feminine Neuter
nominative valgus valga valgum valgī valgae valga
genitive valgī valgae valgī valgōrum valgārum valgōrum
dative valgō valgō valgīs
accusative valgum valgam valgum valgōs valgās valga
ablative valgō valgā valgō valgīs
vocative valge valga valgum valgī valgae valga

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Latvian[edit]

Adjective[edit]

valgus

  1. accusative plural masculine form of valgs