viridis

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Latin[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Italic *weyziðis, from Proto-Indo-European *weys-.

Pronunciation[edit]

Adjective[edit]

viridis (neuter viride, comparative viridior, superlative viridissimus); third-declension two-termination adjective

  1. green
  2. young, fresh, lively, youthful

Declension[edit]

Third-declension two-termination adjective.

Number Singular Plural
Case / Gender Masc./Fem. Neuter Masc./Fem. Neuter
Nominative viridis viride viridēs viridia
Genitive viridis viridium
Dative viridī viridibus
Accusative viridem viride viridēs
viridīs
viridia
Ablative viridī viridibus
Vocative viridis viride viridēs viridia

Related terms[edit]

Descendants[edit]

  • Late Latin: virdis (proscribed; see there for further descendants)
  • English: virid (learned)

See also[edit]

Colors in Latin · colōrēs (layout · text)
     candidus, albus, niveus, cēreus, marmoreus, eburneus, cānus      rāvus, pullus, cinereus, cineraceus, plumbeusgrīseus (ML. or NL.)      āter, niger, piceus
             pūniceusmurrinus, rūfus, ruber, russus, rubrīcus, mulleus; cocceus, coccīnus, badius              rutilus, armeniacus, auranteus, aurantiacus; fuscus, colōrius, cervīnus, spādīx              gilvus, helvus, fulvus, flāvus, croceus, pallidus, lūteus, blondinus (ML.)
             galbus, galbinus, lūridus              viridis              prasinus
             cȳaneus              caeruleus, azurīnus (ML.), blavus (ML.)              glaucus; līvidus; venetus
             violāceus, ianthinus, balaustīnus (NL.)              ostrīnus, amethystīnus              purpureus, ātropurpureus, roseus, rosāceus

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