See also: Caesius

Latin edit

Etymology edit

Literally 'cutting, piercing', from caedo (I cut)

Pronunciation edit

Adjective edit

caesius (feminine caesia, neuter caesium); first/second-declension adjective

  1. (of the eyes) bluish-gray, gray-eyed, blue-eyed, cat-eyed
  2. (of the eyes) cutting, sharp

Declension edit

First/second-declension adjective.

Number Singular Plural
Case / Gender Masculine Feminine Neuter Masculine Feminine Neuter
Nominative caesius caesia caesium caesiī caesiae caesia
Genitive caesiī caesiae caesiī caesiōrum caesiārum caesiōrum
Dative caesiō caesiō caesiīs
Accusative caesium caesiam caesium caesiōs caesiās caesia
Ablative caesiō caesiā caesiō caesiīs
Vocative caesie caesia caesium caesiī caesiae caesia

Derived terms edit

Descendants edit

  • English: caesious, caesium

References edit

  • caesius”, in Charlton T. Lewis and Charles Short (1879) A Latin Dictionary, Oxford: Clarendon Press
  • caesius”, in Charlton T. Lewis (1891) An Elementary Latin Dictionary, New York: Harper & Brothers
  • caesius in Gaffiot, Félix (1934) Dictionnaire illustré latin-français, Hachette.
  • caesius”, in William Smith, editor (1848), A Dictionary of Greek and Roman Biography and Mythology, London: John Murray