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medius

EnglishEdit

EtymologyEdit

New Latin, from Latin medius (middle). See medium.

NounEdit

medius (plural medii)

  1. (anatomy) The middle finger; the third digit, or that which corresponds to it.

Part or all of this entry has been imported from the 1913 edition of Webster’s Dictionary, which is now free of copyright and hence in the public domain. The imported definitions may be significantly out of date, and any more recent senses may be completely missing.


LatinEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Proto-Italic *meðios, from Proto-Indo-European *medʰyo- (between). Cognate with Ancient Greek μέσος (mésos), Sanskrit मध्य (mádhya), Old Armenian մէջ (mēǰ), Persian میان (miān) etc.

PronunciationEdit

AdjectiveEdit

medius m (feminine media, neuter medium); first/second declension

  1. middle
  2. half
  3. moderate
  4. indifferent, undecided

InflectionEdit

First/second declension.

Number Singular Plural
Case \ Gender Masculine Feminine Neuter Masculine Feminine Neuter
nominative medius media medium mediī mediae media
genitive mediī mediae mediī mediōrum mediārum mediōrum
dative mediō mediae mediō mediīs mediīs mediīs
accusative medium mediam medium mediōs mediās media
ablative mediō mediā mediō mediīs mediīs mediīs
vocative medie media medium mediī mediae media

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