Latin edit

Etymology edit

Borrowed from Romance words such as Old French azur and Old Italian azzurro, ultimately borrowed from Arabic لَازَوَرْد(lāzaward, lapis lazuli), dropping the l as if it were equivalent to the French article l’.

Pronunciation edit

Adjective edit

azurīnus (feminine azurīna, neuter azurīnum); first/second-declension adjective

  1. (Medieval Latin) Of blue colour.

Declension edit

First/second-declension adjective.

Number Singular Plural
Case / Gender Masculine Feminine Neuter Masculine Feminine Neuter
Nominative azurīnus azurīna azurīnum azurīnī azurīnae azurīna
Genitive azurīnī azurīnae azurīnī azurīnōrum azurīnārum azurīnōrum
Dative azurīnō azurīnō azurīnīs
Accusative azurīnum azurīnam azurīnum azurīnōs azurīnās azurīna
Ablative azurīnō azurīnā azurīnō azurīnīs
Vocative azurīne azurīna azurīnum azurīnī azurīnae azurīna

See also edit

Colors in Latin · colōrēs (layout · text)
     albus, candidus, niveus, cēreus, marmoreus, eburneus, cānus, blancus (ML.)      rāvus, pullus, cinereus, cinerāceus, plumbeusgrīseus (ML. or NL.)      niger, āter, piceus, furvus
             ruber, rūfus, russus, rubrīcus, pūniceusmurrinus, mulleus; cocceus, coccīnus, badius              rutilus, armeniacus, aurantius, aurantiacus; fuscus, colōrius, cervīnus, spādīx, castaneus, aquilus, fulvus, brunneus (ML.)              flāvus, fulvus, lūteus, gilvus, helvus, croceus, pallidus, blondinus (ML.)
             galbus, galbinus, lūridus              viridis              prasinus
             cȳaneus              caeruleus, azurīnus (ML.), blāvus (LL.)              glaucus; līvidus; venetus
             violāceus, ianthinus, balaustīnus (NL.)              ostrīnus, amethystīnus              purpureus, ātropurpureus, roseus, rosāceus

References edit

  • azurinus in Ramminger, Johann (accessed 16 July 2016) Neulateinische Wortliste: Ein Wörterbuch des Lateinischen von Petrarca bis 1700[1], pre-publication website, 2005-2016