contiguus

LatinEdit

EtymologyEdit

contig- (perfective active stem of contingō) +‎ -uus

PronunciationEdit

AdjectiveEdit

contiguus (feminine contigua, neuter contiguum); first/second-declension adjective

  1. bordering on, neighboring, contiguous
    Synonyms: vīcīnus, propinquus, fīnitimus, proximus
    Antonyms: longinquus, remōtus

DeclensionEdit

First/second-declension adjective.

Number Singular Plural
Case / Gender Masculine Feminine Neuter Masculine Feminine Neuter
Nominative contiguus contigua contiguum contiguī contiguae contigua
Genitive contiguī contiguae contiguī contiguōrum contiguārum contiguōrum
Dative contiguō contiguō contiguīs
Accusative contiguum contiguam contiguum contiguōs contiguās contigua
Ablative contiguō contiguā contiguō contiguīs
Vocative contigue contigua contiguum contiguī contiguae contigua

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ReferencesEdit

  • contiguus”, in Charlton T. Lewis and Charles Short (1879) A Latin Dictionary, Oxford: Clarendon Press
  • contiguus”, in Charlton T. Lewis (1891) An Elementary Latin Dictionary, New York: Harper & Brothers
  • contiguus in Gaffiot, Félix (1934) Dictionnaire illustré latin-français, Hachette