flaccus

See also: Flaccus

LatinEdit

EtymologyEdit

Uncertain origin; possibly imitative[1], or from a Proto-Indo-European root shared with Polish błagi and Lithuanian blogas[2].

PronunciationEdit

AdjectiveEdit

flaccus (feminine flacca, neuter flaccum); first/second-declension adjective

  1. flabby, flaccid, hanging down
  2. flap-eared

DeclensionEdit

First/second-declension adjective.

Number Singular Plural
Case / Gender Masculine Feminine Neuter Masculine Feminine Neuter
Nominative flaccus flacca flaccum flaccī flaccae flacca
Genitive flaccī flaccae flaccī flaccōrum flaccārum flaccōrum
Dative flaccō flaccō flaccīs
Accusative flaccum flaccam flaccum flaccōs flaccās flacca
Ablative flaccō flaccā flaccō flaccīs
Vocative flacce flacca flaccum flaccī flaccae flacca

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DescendantsEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ per OED
  2. ^ Pokorny, Julius (1959) , “bh(e)lāg-”, in Indogermanisches etymologisches Wörterbuch [Indo-European Etymological Dictionary] (in German), volume I, Bern, München: Francke Verlag, pages 124-125