See also: maurus

LatinEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Ancient Greek Μαυρός (Maurós, Moor), see μαυρός (maurós).

PronunciationEdit

AdjectiveEdit

Maurus (feminine Maura, neuter Maurum); first/second-declension adjective

  1. Of or pertaining to the Moors.
  2. Moorish, Mauritanian.
  3. (poetic) North African.

DeclensionEdit

First/second-declension adjective.

Number Singular Plural
Case / Gender Masculine Feminine Neuter Masculine Feminine Neuter
Nominative Maurus Maura Maurum Maurī Maurae Maura
Genitive Maurī Maurae Maurī Maurōrum Maurārum Maurōrum
Dative Maurō Maurō Maurīs
Accusative Maurum Mauram Maurum Maurōs Maurās Maura
Ablative Maurō Maurā Maurō Maurīs
Vocative Maure Maura Maurum Maurī Maurae Maura

SynonymsEdit

NounEdit

Maurus m (genitive Maurī, feminine Maura); second declension

  1. A Moor

DeclensionEdit

First/second-declension adjective.

Number Singular Plural
Case / Gender Masculine Feminine Masculine Feminine
Nominative Maurus Maura Maurī Maurae
Genitive Maurī Maurae Maurōrum Maurārum
Dative Maurō Maurīs Maurīs
Accusative Maurum Mauram Maurōs Maurās
Ablative Maurō Maurā Maurīs Maurīs
Vocative Maure Maura Maurī Maurae

Related termsEdit

DescendantsEdit

  • Old French: More
  • German: Maure
  • Italian: mauro, moro