arduus

LatinEdit

EtymologyEdit

From a Proto-Italic *arðwos, from Proto-Indo-European *h₂erHdʰ-.

PronunciationEdit

AdjectiveEdit

arduus m (feminine ardua, neuter arduum); first/second declension

  1. lofty, high, steep, tall, elevated
  2. hard to reach, difficult, laborious, arduous

InflectionEdit

First/second declension.

Number Singular Plural
Case \ Gender Masculine Feminine Neuter Masculine Feminine Neuter
nominative arduus ardua arduum arduī arduae ardua
genitive arduī arduae arduī arduōrum arduārum arduōrum
dative arduō arduae arduō arduīs arduīs arduīs
accusative arduum arduam arduum arduōs arduās ardua
ablative arduō arduā arduō arduīs arduīs arduīs
vocative ardue ardua arduum arduī arduae ardua

Derived termsEdit

  • arduitās

DescendantsEdit

ReferencesEdit

  • arduus in Charlton T. Lewis & Charles Short, A Latin Dictionary, Oxford: Clarendon Press, 1879
Last modified on 11 January 2014, at 01:59