LatinEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Proto-Italic *agelis. Equivalent to agō (do, act) +‎ -ilis.

PronunciationEdit

  • (Classical) IPA(key): /ˈa.ɡi.lis/, [ˈäɡɪlʲɪs̠]
  • (Ecclesiastical) IPA(key): /ˈa.d͡ʒi.lis/, [ˈɑːd͡ʒilis]
  • (file)

AdjectiveEdit

agilis (neuter agile, comparative agilior, superlative agilissimus, adverb agiliter); third-declension two-termination adjective

  1. That can be easily moved, easily movable; light.
  2. That moves easily or quickly; nimble, agile, dextrous, quick, rapid
  3. Active, busy, prompt.

DeclensionEdit

Third-declension two-termination adjective.

Number Singular Plural
Case / Gender Masc./Fem. Neuter Masc./Fem. Neuter
Nominative agilis agile agilēs agilia
Genitive agilis agilium
Dative agilī agilibus
Accusative agilem agile agilēs
agilīs
agilia
Ablative agilī agilibus
Vocative agilis agile agilēs agilia

Derived termsEdit

Related termsEdit

DescendantsEdit

  • Catalan: àgil
  • English: agile
  • French: agile
  • Friulian: agjil
  • Galician: áxil
  • Italian: agile
  • Occitan: agil
  • Piedmontese: àgil
  • Portuguese: ágil
  • Romanian: ager, agil
  • Spanish: ágil

ReferencesEdit

  • agilis in Charlton T. Lewis and Charles Short (1879) A Latin Dictionary, Oxford: Clarendon Press
  • agilis in Charlton T. Lewis (1891) An Elementary Latin Dictionary, New York: Harper & Brothers
  • agilis in Gaffiot, Félix (1934) Dictionnaire illustré Latin-Français, Hachette