communis

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EtymologyEdit

From Old Latin comoine[m], *comoenus ‎(shared, general), from Proto-Indo-European *ko-moin-i, from *(e)meyǝ- ‎(to change). Cognate with Old English ġemǣne ‎(common). More at mean.

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AdjectiveEdit

commūnis m, f ‎(neuter commūne); third declension

  1. common, ordinary, commonplace, universal
  2. of or for the community, public
  3. democratic; representing the common sentiment
  4. (of manners) familiar, accessible, courteous
  5. (grammar) having both qualities of a subdivided category, such as a verb with both an active and a passive meaning, or a syllable being either long or short.

InflectionEdit

Third declension.

Number Singular Plural
Case / Gender Masc./Fem. Neuter Masc./Fem. Neuter
nominative commūnis commūne commūnēs commūnia
genitive commūnis commūnium
dative commūnī commūnibus
accusative commūnem commūne commūnēs commūnia
ablative commūnī commūnibus
vocative commūnis commūne commūnēs commūnia

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