LatinEdit

EtymologyEdit

Uncertain origin, but possibly from a Proto-Indo-European root shared with Germanic *aljaną (vigor, strength), see English ellen.

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AdjectiveEdit

alacer (feminine alacris, neuter alacre, comparative alacrior); third-declension three-termination adjective

  1. Lively, brisk, quick, eager, active, peppy, excited.
  2. Glad, happy, cheerful.

DeclensionEdit

Third-declension three-termination adjective.

Number Singular Plural
Case / Gender Masculine Feminine Neuter Masculine Feminine Neuter
Nominative alacer alacris alacre alacrēs alacria
Genitive alacris alacrium
Dative alacrī alacribus
Accusative alacrem alacre alacrēs alacria
Ablative alacrī alacribus
Vocative alacer alacris alacre alacrēs alacria

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