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secundus

LatinEdit

Latin ordinal numbers
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    Ordinal : secundus
    Cardinal : duo
    Adverbial : bis
    Multiplier : duplex
    Distributive : bīnī

EtymologyEdit

Future passive participle of sequor (to follow).[1]

PronunciationEdit

AdjectiveEdit

secundus m (feminine secunda, neuter secundum); first/second declension

  1. (ordinal) second, the ordinal number after prīmus (first) and before tertius (third)

InflectionEdit

First/second declension.

Number Singular Plural
Case \ Gender Masculine Feminine Neuter Masculine Feminine Neuter
nominative secundus secunda secundum secundī secundae secunda
genitive secundī secundae secundī secundōrum secundārum secundōrum
dative secundō secundae secundō secundīs secundīs secundīs
accusative secundum secundam secundum secundōs secundās secunda
ablative secundō secundā secundō secundīs secundīs secundīs
vocative secunde secunda secundum secundī secundae secunda

DescendantsEdit

AdjectiveEdit

secundus m (feminine secunda, neuter secundum); first/second declension

  1. next, following
  2. second
  3. secondary
  4. subordinate
  5. (nautical) favourable, fair (of weather, seas)
  6. (military) fortunate, lucky, victorious, successful (of battle--secundis proeliis)

InflectionEdit

First/second declension.

Number Singular Plural
Case \ Gender Masculine Feminine Neuter Masculine Feminine Neuter
nominative secundus secunda secundum secundī secundae secunda
genitive secundī secundae secundī secundōrum secundārum secundōrum
dative secundō secundae secundō secundīs secundīs secundīs
accusative secundum secundam secundum secundōs secundās secunda
ablative secundō secundā secundō secundīs secundīs secundīs
vocative secunde secunda secundum secundī secundae secunda

DescendantsEdit

Related termsEdit

ReferencesEdit

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

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ The Oxford English Dictionary, 2nd ed., Clarendon Press, 1989.