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EtymologyEdit

From the Latin Āpulēius.

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Apuleius

  1. An author in the Roman Empire, Lucius Apuleius Madaurensis.

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PronunciationEdit

Proper nounEdit

Āpulēius m sg (genitive Āpulēiī or Āpulēī); second declension

  1. A masculine nomen — famously held by:
    1. Lucius Apuleius Saturninus (138–100 BC), tribunus plebis in 103 and 100 BC
    2. Apuleius Madaurensis (circa AD 124–170), a spirited and flowery – but sometimes bombastic – writer, whose principal work yet extant is called Metamorphoseon sive de Asino Aureo libri XI.
    3. (Pseudo-)Apuleius Platonicus (fl. AD 4th C.), pseudonymous author of a Herbarium popular throughout the Early and High Middle Ages

DeclensionEdit

Second-declension noun, singular only.

Case Singular
Nominative Āpulēius
Genitive Āpulēiī
Āpulēī1
Dative Āpulēiō
Accusative Āpulēium
Ablative Āpulēiō
Vocative Āpulēī

1Found in older Latin (until the Augustan Age).

DescendantsEdit

  • English: Apuleius
  • ?French: Apulée
  • ?Greek: Απουλήιος (Apoulíios)
  • ?Portuguese: Apuleio
  • ?Spanish: Apuleyo

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AdjectiveEdit

Āpulēius (feminine Āpulēia, neuter Āpulēium); first/second-declension adjective

  1. of Apuleius
    1. (of a law or laws) proposed by the tribunus plebis L. Apuleius Saturninus

DeclensionEdit

First/second-declension adjective.

Number Singular Plural
Case / Gender Masculine Feminine Neuter Masculine Feminine Neuter
Nominative Āpulēius Āpulēia Āpulēium Āpulēiī Āpulēiae Āpulēia
Genitive Āpulēiī Āpulēiae Āpulēiī Āpulēiōrum Āpulēiārum Āpulēiōrum
Dative Āpulēiō Āpulēiō Āpulēiīs
Accusative Āpulēium Āpulēiam Āpulēium Āpulēiōs Āpulēiās Āpulēia
Ablative Āpulēiō Āpulēiā Āpulēiō Āpulēiīs
Vocative Āpulēie Āpulēia Āpulēium Āpulēiī Āpulēiae Āpulēia

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