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caecus

LatinEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Proto-Indo-European *káykos (one-eyed). Cognates include Gothic 𐌷𐌰𐌹𐌷𐍃 (haihs), Old Irish cáech (one-eyed), caoch (blind).

PronunciationEdit

AdjectiveEdit

caecus m (feminine caeca, neuter caecum); first/second declension

  1. blind

InflectionEdit

First/second declension.

Number Singular Plural
Case \ Gender Masculine Feminine Neuter Masculine Feminine Neuter
nominative caecus caeca caecum caecī caecae caeca
genitive caecī caecae caecī caecōrum caecārum caecōrum
dative caecō caecae caecō caecīs caecīs caecīs
accusative caecum caecam caecum caecōs caecās caeca
ablative caecō caecā caecō caecīs caecīs caecīs
vocative caece caeca caecum caecī caecae caeca

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DescendantsEdit

ReferencesEdit

  • caecus in Charlton T. Lewis & Charles Short, A Latin Dictionary, Oxford: Clarendon Press, 1879