viridis

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Latin[edit]

Alternative forms[edit]

  • virdis (Vulgar Latin, proscribed)

Etymology[edit]

From the verb vireo (to be verdant, to sprout).

Pronunciation[edit]

Adjective[edit]

viridis (neuter viride, 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

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See also[edit]

Colors in Latin · colōrēs (layout · text)
     candidus, albus, niveus, cēreus, marmoreus, eburneus, cānus      rāvus, pullus, cinereus, cineraceus, plumbeusgrīseus      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
             galbus, galbinus, lūridus              viridis              prasinus
             cyaneus              caeruleus, azurīnus, blavus              glaucus; līvidus; venetus
             violāceus, ianthinus, balaustīnus              ostrīnus, amethystīnus              purpureus, ātropurpūreus, roseus, rosāceus

References[edit]

  • viridis in Charlton T. Lewis and Charles Short (1879) A Latin Dictionary, Oxford: Clarendon Press
  • viridis in Charlton T. Lewis (1891) An Elementary Latin Dictionary, New York: Harper & Brothers
  • viridis in Gaffiot, Félix (1934) Dictionnaire illustré Latin-Français, Hachette