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sterilis

LatinEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Proto-Indo-European *ster (stiff). Cognate with Latin stultus, stolidus, Ancient Greek στερεός (stereós).

PronunciationEdit

AdjectiveEdit

sterilis m, f (neuter sterile); third declension

  1. barren, sterile
  2. unprofitable, futile

InflectionEdit

Third declension, neuter nominative singular in -e.

Number Singular Plural
Case \ Gender Masc./Fem. Neuter Masc./Fem. Neuter
nominative sterilis sterile sterilēs sterilia
genitive sterilis sterilis sterilium sterilium
dative sterilī sterilī sterilibus sterilibus
accusative sterilem sterile sterilēs sterilia
ablative sterilī sterilī sterilibus sterilibus
vocative sterilis sterile sterilēs sterilia

ReferencesEdit

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