copiosus

LatinEdit

EtymologyEdit

From cōpia +‎ -ōsus.

PronunciationEdit

AdjectiveEdit

cōpiōsus (feminine cōpiōsa, neuter cōpiōsum, comparative cōpiōsior, superlative cōpiōsissimus, adverb cōpiōsē); first/second-declension adjective

  1. copious, plentiful, abundant
  2. prolific
  3. eloquent

DeclensionEdit

First/second-declension adjective.

Number Singular Plural
Case / Gender Masculine Feminine Neuter Masculine Feminine Neuter
Nominative cōpiōsus cōpiōsa cōpiōsum cōpiōsī cōpiōsae cōpiōsa
Genitive cōpiōsī cōpiōsae cōpiōsī cōpiōsōrum cōpiōsārum cōpiōsōrum
Dative cōpiōsō cōpiōsō cōpiōsīs
Accusative cōpiōsum cōpiōsam cōpiōsum cōpiōsōs cōpiōsās cōpiōsa
Ablative cōpiōsō cōpiōsā cōpiōsō cōpiōsīs
Vocative cōpiōse cōpiōsa cōpiōsum cōpiōsī cōpiōsae cōpiōsa

DescendantsEdit

  • Catalan: copiós
  • English: copious
  • French: copieux
  • Italian: copioso
  • Portuguese: copioso
  • Spanish: copioso

ReferencesEdit

  • copiosus in Charlton T. Lewis and Charles Short (1879) A Latin Dictionary, Oxford: Clarendon Press
  • copiosus in Charlton T. Lewis (1891) An Elementary Latin Dictionary, New York: Harper & Brothers
  • copiosus in Gaffiot, Félix (1934) Dictionnaire illustré Latin-Français, Hachette
  • Carl Meißner; Henry William Auden (1894) Latin Phrase-Book[1], London: Macmillan and Co.
    • (ambiguous) to speak very fluently: copiose dicere
    • (ambiguous) to entertain, regale a person: accipere aliquem (bene, copiose, laute, eleganter, regio apparatu, apparatis epulis)