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EtymologyEdit

From ambig(ō) (wander; waver, hesitate) +‎ -uus.

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AdjectiveEdit

ambiguus (feminine ambigua, neuter ambiguum, adverb ambiguē); first/second-declension adjective

  1. going two ways, hither and thither, moving from side-to-side
  2. hybrid
  3. changing, fluctuating, wavering
  4. uncertain, doubtful, undecided, indecisive
  5. (of discourse) obscure, ambiguous
  6. (figuratively) wavering, not to be relied on, untrustworthy, unreliable, treacherous

DeclensionEdit

First/second-declension adjective.

Number Singular Plural
Case / Gender Masculine Feminine Neuter Masculine Feminine Neuter
Nominative ambiguus ambigua ambiguum ambiguī ambiguae ambigua
Genitive ambiguī ambiguae ambiguī ambiguōrum ambiguārum ambiguōrum
Dative ambiguō ambiguō ambiguīs
Accusative ambiguum ambiguam ambiguum ambiguōs ambiguās ambigua
Ablative ambiguō ambiguā ambiguō ambiguīs
Vocative ambigue ambigua ambiguum ambiguī ambiguae ambigua

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