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EtymologyEdit

From aveō (wish, desire, long for, crave) +‎ -idus.

PronunciationEdit

AdjectiveEdit

avidus (feminine avida, neuter avidum); first/second declension

  1. Greedy, avaricious, covetous.
  2. Eager, desiring, desirous; lustful, passionate.
  3. (for food) Eager, hungry, voracious, gluttonous; insatiable.
  4. (of space) Vast, wide, large.

Usage notesEdit

In general, it is used with the following constructions: the genitive, in + accusative, or the dative.

InflectionEdit

First/second declension.

Number Singular Plural
Case / Gender Masculine Feminine Neuter Masculine Feminine Neuter
nominative avidus avida avidum avidī avidae avida
genitive avidī avidae avidī avidōrum avidārum avidōrum
dative avidō avidō avidīs
accusative avidum avidam avidum avidōs avidās avida
ablative avidō avidā avidō avidīs
vocative avide avida avidum avidī avidae avida

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