convexus

LatinEdit

EtymologyEdit

From convehō (carry). Compare dēvexus (sloping down).

PronunciationEdit

AdjectiveEdit

convexus (feminine convexa, neuter convexum); first/second-declension adjective

  1. vaulted, arched, rounded
  2. convex or concave (depending on context)
  3. inclined (sloping downwards)

DeclensionEdit

First/second-declension adjective.

Number Singular Plural
Case / Gender Masculine Feminine Neuter Masculine Feminine Neuter
Nominative convexus convexa convexum convexī convexae convexa
Genitive convexī convexae convexī convexōrum convexārum convexōrum
Dative convexō convexō convexīs
Accusative convexum convexam convexum convexōs convexās convexa
Ablative convexō convexā convexō convexīs
Vocative convexe convexa convexum convexī convexae convexa

Related termsEdit

DescendantsEdit

  • Catalan: convex
  • English: convex
  • Esperanto: konveksa
  • French: convexe
  • Galician: convexo

ReferencesEdit

  • convexus”, in Charlton T. Lewis and Charles Short (1879) A Latin Dictionary, Oxford: Clarendon Press
  • convexus”, in Charlton T. Lewis (1891) An Elementary Latin Dictionary, New York: Harper & Brothers
  • convexus in Charles du Fresne du Cange’s Glossarium Mediæ et Infimæ Latinitatis (augmented edition with additions by D. P. Carpenterius, Adelungius and others, edited by Léopold Favre, 1883–1887)
  • convexus in Gaffiot, Félix (1934) Dictionnaire illustré latin-français, Hachette