Latin edit

Etymology edit

From adulter (adulterous) +‎ -īnus.

Pronunciation edit

Adjective edit

adulterīnus (feminine adulterīna, neuter adulterīnum); first/second-declension adjective

  1. adulterous, unchaste
  2. not genuine, false, counterfeit, impure

Declension edit

First/second-declension adjective.

Number Singular Plural
Case / Gender Masculine Feminine Neuter Masculine Feminine Neuter
Nominative adulterīnus adulterīna adulterīnum adulterīnī adulterīnae adulterīna
Genitive adulterīnī adulterīnae adulterīnī adulterīnōrum adulterīnārum adulterīnōrum
Dative adulterīnō adulterīnō adulterīnīs
Accusative adulterīnum adulterīnam adulterīnum adulterīnōs adulterīnās adulterīna
Ablative adulterīnō adulterīnā adulterīnō adulterīnīs
Vocative adulterīne adulterīna adulterīnum adulterīnī adulterīnae adulterīna

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Descendants edit

  • English: adulterine
  • French: adultérine
  • Italian: adulterino
  • Spanish: adulterino

References edit

  • adulterinus”, in Charlton T. Lewis and Charles Short (1879) A Latin Dictionary, Oxford: Clarendon Press
  • adulterinus”, in Charlton T. Lewis (1891) An Elementary Latin Dictionary, New York: Harper & Brothers
  • adulterinus in Gaffiot, Félix (1934) Dictionnaire illustré latin-français, Hachette.
  • Carl Meißner, Henry William Auden (1894) Latin Phrase-Book[1], London: Macmillan and Co.
    • bad money; base coin: nummi adulterini