Latin edit

Etymology edit

Derived from dēvehō (I carry away, descend), compare convexus (vaulted).

Pronunciation edit

Adjective edit

dēvexus (feminine dēvexa, neuter dēvexum); first/second-declension adjective

  1. sloping or inclining downwards
  2. downhill
  3. steep

Declension edit

First/second-declension adjective.

Number Singular Plural
Case / Gender Masculine Feminine Neuter Masculine Feminine Neuter
Nominative dēvexus dēvexa dēvexum dēvexī dēvexae dēvexa
Genitive dēvexī dēvexae dēvexī dēvexōrum dēvexārum dēvexōrum
Dative dēvexō dēvexō dēvexīs
Accusative dēvexum dēvexam dēvexum dēvexōs dēvexās dēvexa
Ablative dēvexō dēvexā dēvexō dēvexīs
Vocative dēvexe dēvexa dēvexum dēvexī dēvexae dēvexa

References edit

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