curulis

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LatinEdit

EtymologyEdit

For *currūlis, from currus.

PronunciationEdit

AdjectiveEdit

curūlis m, f ‎(neuter curūle); third declension

  1. of or pertaining to a chariot
  2. (as a noun, with implied "sella") the curule chair, official chair, adopted from the Etruscans, and inlaid with ivory, used by the consuls, praetors, and curule ediles, who hence received their name
    1. pertaining to the honor of a sella curulis, curule

InflectionEdit

Third declension.

Number Singular Plural
Case / Gender Masc./Fem. Neuter Masc./Fem. Neuter
nominative curūlis curūle curūlēs curūlia
genitive curūlis curūlium
dative curūlī curūlibus
accusative curūlem curūle curūlēs curūlia
ablative curūlī curūlibus
vocative curūlis curūle curūlēs curūlia

DescendantsEdit

ReferencesEdit

  • curulis” in Charlton T. Lewis & Charles Short, A Latin Dictionary, Oxford: Clarendon Press, 1879.
  • Andrew L. Sihler (1995) New Comparative Grammar of Greek and Latin, New York, Oxford, Oxford University Press
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