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EtymologyEdit

Dissimilation of *caeluleus, derived from caelum (sky, heaven) +‎ -uleus (diminutive suffix).

PronunciationEdit

AdjectiveEdit

caeruleus (feminine caerulea, neuter caeruleum); first/second declension

  1. Of or pertaining to the sea.
  2. Of or pertaining to the sky.
  3. Of or pertaining to rivers or sea and river deities.
  4. dark colored, dark blue, dark green, cerulean, azure
  5. gloomy, sable, black

InflectionEdit

First/second declension.

Number Singular Plural
Case / Gender Masculine Feminine Neuter Masculine Feminine Neuter
Nominative caeruleus caerulea caeruleum caeruleī caeruleae caerulea
Genitive caeruleī caeruleae caeruleī caeruleōrum caeruleārum caeruleōrum
Dative caeruleō caeruleae caeruleō caeruleīs caeruleīs caeruleīs
Accusative caeruleum caeruleam caeruleum caeruleōs caeruleās caerulea
Ablative caeruleō caeruleā caeruleō caeruleīs caeruleīs caeruleīs
Vocative caerulee caerulea caeruleum caeruleī caeruleae caerulea

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See alsoEdit

Colors in Latin · colōrēs (layout · text)
     candidus, albus, niveus, cēreus, marmoreus, eburneus      cānus, rāvus, pullus, cinereus, cinericeus, plumbeusgrīseus      āter, niger, piceus
             pūniceusmurrhinus, rūfus, ruber, russus, rubrīcus, mulleus ; cocceus, coccīnus, badius              rutilus, armeniacus, auranteus, aurantiacus ; fuscus, colōrius, cervīnus, spādīx              gilvus, helvus, fulvus, flāvus, croceus, pallidus, lūteus
             galbus, galbīnus, lūridus              viridis              prasinus
             cyaneus              caeruleus, azurīnus              glaucus; līvidus; venetus, blaveus
             violāceus, ianthinus              purpureus, ostrīnus, ātropurpūreus, amethystīnus              roseus, rosāceus

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