vilis

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Latin[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Indo-European *wes-li-, a deverbal adjective with passive meaning ("which can be bought"), from the root of venus ‎(sale).

Pronunciation[edit]

Adjective[edit]

vīlis m, f ‎(neuter vīle); third declension

  1. cheap, inexpensive
  2. base, vile, mean, worthless, cheap

Inflection[edit]

Third declension.

Number Singular Plural
Case / Gender Masc./Fem. Neuter Masc./Fem. Neuter
nominative vīlis vīle vīlēs vīlia
genitive vīlis vīlium
dative vīlī vīlibus
accusative vīlem vīle vīlēs vīlia
ablative vīlī vīlibus
vocative vīlis vīle vīlēs vīlia

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References[edit]

  • vilis” in Charlton T. Lewis & Charles Short, A Latin Dictionary, Oxford: Clarendon Press, 1879.
  • De Vaan, Michiel (2008) Etymological Dictionary of Latin and the other Italic Languages (Leiden Indo-European Etymological Dictionary Series; 7), Leiden, Boston: Brill