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Alternative formsEdit

EtymologyEdit

Derived from the adjectival suffix -āx (inclined to) +‎ -eus (suffix indicating origin).

PronunciationEdit

SuffixEdit

-āceus (feminine -ācea, neuter -āceum); first/second-declension suffix

  1. -aceous; resembling, having the nature of, forming, belonging to

Usage notesEdit

The suffix -āceus is added to a noun to form an adjective of relationship to that noun.

membrāna (membrane) + ‎-aceus → ‎membrānāceus (membranaceous)

DeclensionEdit

First/second-declension adjective.

Number Singular Plural
Case / Gender Masculine Feminine Neuter Masculine Feminine Neuter
Nominative -āceus -ācea -āceum -āceī -āceae -ācea
Genitive -āceī -āceae -āceī -āceōrum -āceārum -āceōrum
Dative -āceō -āceō -āceīs
Accusative -āceum -āceam -āceum -āceōs -āceās -ācea
Ablative -āceō -āceā -āceō -āceīs
Vocative -ācee -ācea -āceum -āceī -āceae -ācea

DescendantsEdit

  • Translingual: -aceae
  • Catalan: -aci, -às
  • English: -aceous
  • French: -asse
  • Italian: -accio, -aceo
  • Portuguese: -aço
  • Spanish: -azo, -áceo

See alsoEdit