LatinEdit

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PronunciationEdit

SuffixEdit

-ius m (feminine -ia, neuter -ium); first/second declension

  1. Used to form adjectives from nouns.

Usage notesEdit

The suffix -ius is added to a noun to form an adjective indicating "made of" or "belonging to" that noun.

Examples:
patrius (paternal), from pater (father)
rēgius (kingly, royal), from rēx (king, ruler)
uxōrius (uxorious), from uxor (wife)

InflectionEdit

First/second declension.

Number Singular Plural
Case \ Gender Masculine Feminine Neuter Masculine Feminine Neuter
nominative -ius -ia -ium -iī -iae -ia
genitive -iī -iae -iī -iōrum -iārum -iōrum
dative -iō -iae -iō -iīs -iīs -iīs
accusative -ium -iam -ium -iōs -iās -ia
ablative -iō -iā -iō -iīs -iīs -iīs
vocative -ie -ia -ium -iī -iae -ia

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Last modified on 20 September 2013, at 05:59