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debilis

LatinEdit

EtymologyEdit

From + Proto-Indo-European *bel- (power, strength). Compare Sanskrit बल (bala), Russian большой (bol'šoj), Ancient Greek βελτίων (beltíōn, better < stronger).

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AdjectiveEdit

dēbilis m, f (neuter dēbile); third declension

  1. weak, frail, feeble
    • Cicero, Tusculanae Disputationes, Book II, Chapter IV
      Ita est utraque res sine altera debilis.
      Thus each is feeble without the other.
  2. lame, disabled, crippled, infirm

InflectionEdit

Third declension, neuter nominative singular in -e.

Number Singular Plural
Case \ Gender Masc./Fem. Neuter Masc./Fem. Neuter
nominative dēbilis dēbile dēbilēs dēbilia
genitive dēbilis dēbilis dēbilium dēbilium
dative dēbilī dēbilī dēbilibus dēbilibus
accusative dēbilem dēbile dēbilēs dēbilia
ablative dēbilī dēbilī dēbilibus dēbilibus
vocative dēbilis dēbile dēbilēs dēbilia

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