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gradus

See also: Gradus and grádus

EnglishEdit

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EtymologyEdit

From Gradus ad Parnassum (Latin, literally, a step to Parnassus), a 17th century prosody dictionary long used in British schools.

NounEdit

gradus (plural graduses)

  1. A handbook used as an aid in a difficult art or practice, specifically, a dictionary of Greek or Latin prosody used as a guide in writing of poetry in Greek or Latin.

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LatinEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Proto-Indo-European *gʰredʰ- (to walk, go).

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NounEdit

gradus m (genitive gradūs); fourth declension

  1. a step, pace
  2. a stage, degree
  3. a rank
  4. (by extension) a position, station, ground
  5. firm position, stand
  6. a step, stair, round of a ladder
  7. a braid of hair
  8. (mathematics) degree

InflectionEdit

Archaic form of genitive singular is graduis. Fourth declension.

Number Singular Plural
nominative gradus gradūs
genitive gradūs graduum
dative graduī gradibus
accusative gradum gradūs
ablative gradū gradibus
vocative gradus gradūs

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ReferencesEdit

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