LatinEdit

Etymology 1Edit

Thought to be a loanword, perhaps from Etruscan.[1]

PronunciationEdit

AdjectiveEdit

bārdus (feminine bārda, neuter bārdum, comparative bārdior); first/second-declension adjective

  1. (rare) stupid, oafish, dull of apprehension
Usage notesEdit
  • Neither the superlative (*bardissimus) nor the adverbial (*bardē) is attested in Classical or Late sources.
DeclensionEdit

First/second-declension adjective.

Number Singular Plural
Case / Gender Masculine Feminine Neuter Masculine Feminine Neuter
Nominative bārdus bārda bārdum bārdī bārdae bārda
Genitive bārdī bārdae bārdī bārdōrum bārdārum bārdōrum
Dative bārdō bārdō bārdīs
Accusative bārdum bārdam bārdum bārdōs bārdās bārda
Ablative bārdō bārdā bārdō bārdīs
Vocative bārde bārda bārdum bārdī bārdae bārda

Derived termsEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ De Vaan, Michiel (2008) , “bardus”, in Etymological Dictionary of Latin and the other Italic Languages (Leiden Indo-European Etymological Dictionary Series; 7), Leiden, Boston: Brill, →ISBN, page 69

Etymology 2Edit

From Proto-Celtic *bardos (bard), from Proto-Indo-European *gʷerH- (to approve, praise), whence grātus.

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

bardus m (genitive bardī); second declension

  1. a bard (a poet and singer among the Gauls)
DeclensionEdit

Second-declension noun.

Case Singular Plural
Nominative bardus bardī
Genitive bardī bardōrum
Dative bardō bardīs
Accusative bardum bardōs
Ablative bardō bardīs
Vocative barde bardī
DescendantsEdit
  • French: barde
  • Hungarian: bárd
  • Italian: bardo
  • Portuguese: bardo
  • Spanish: bardo

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