Last modified on 17 April 2014, at 00:51

LatinEdit

EtymologyEdit

From the same Proto-Indo-European root as Old Irish tru, troich (fated to die) and cognates in Sanskrit and Hittite.[1]

PronunciationEdit

AdjectiveEdit

trux m, f, n (genitive trucis); third declension

  1. wild, rough, harsh, savage, fierce, ferocious
  2. grim, stern

InflectionEdit

Third declension, neuter nominative singular like masculine/feminine.

Number Singular Plural
Case \ Gender Masc./Fem. Neuter Masc./Fem. Neuter
nominative trux trux trucēs trucia
genitive trucis trucis trucium trucium
dative trucī trucī trucibus trucibus
accusative trucem trux trucēs trucia
ablative trucī trucī trucibus trucibus
vocative trux trux trucēs trucia

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ Partridge, Origins: A Short Etymological Dictionary of Modern English