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claudus

LatinEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Proto-Indo-European *keld, from *kel (to strike, cut), leading to derivatives meaning "broken or cut off," see also Russian колдыка (koldyka, lame) and Ancient Greek κολοβός (kolobós, curtailed, broken); the root is also the ultimate source of English halt.[1]

PronunciationEdit

AdjectiveEdit

claudus m (feminine clauda, neuter claudum); first/second declension

  1. limping, lame
  2. crippled
  3. halting, wavering, uncertain

InflectionEdit

First/second declension.

Number Singular Plural
Case \ Gender Masculine Feminine Neuter Masculine Feminine Neuter
nominative claudus clauda claudum claudī claudae clauda
genitive claudī claudae claudī claudōrum claudārum claudōrum
dative claudō claudae claudō claudīs claudīs claudīs
accusative claudum claudam claudum claudōs claudās clauda
ablative claudō claudā claudō claudīs claudīs claudīs
vocative claude clauda claudum claudī claudae clauda

Derived termsEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ Gibbs, The formation of Teutonic words in the English language