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EtymologyEdit

A metanalysis of aerūca + nasal suffix *-n- > *aerūgn- > *aerūgin- > aerūgō as aes + -ūgō. Compare -īgō (suffix forming nouns).[1]

PronunciationEdit

SuffixEdit

-ūgō f (genitive -ūginis); third declension

  1. Suffixed to nouns and to adjectives, forms nouns denoting thin or superficial coatings, films, layers, platings vel sim. of materials.
    aes (oblique stem: aer-) + ‎-ūgō → ‎aerūgō
    albus + ‎-ūgō → ‎albūgō
    aurum + ‎-ūgō → ‎aurūgō
    ferrum + ‎-ūgō → ‎ferrūgō
    lāna + ‎-ūgō → ‎lānūgō
    salsus + ‎-ūgō → ‎salsūgō
    vesper + ‎-ūgō → ‎vesperūgō

DeclensionEdit

Third-declension noun.

Case Singular Plural
Nominative -ūgō -ūginēs
Genitive -ūginis -ūginum
Dative -ūginī -ūginibus
Accusative -ūginem -ūginēs
Ablative -ūgine -ūginibus
Vocative -ūgō -ūginēs

Derived termsEdit


ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ Leumann, Manu; Hofmann, Johann Baptist; Szantyr, Anton (1977) Lateinische Grammatik: Lateinische Laut-und Formenlehre, CH Beck, § 325.B.4., page 369