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VerbEdit

flavus

  1. conditional of flavi

LatinEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Proto-Italic *flāwos, from Proto-Indo-European *bʰl̥h₁wós, from *bʰel- (light, bright) (whence Russian белый (belyj), Sanskrit भर्ग (bharga), English blue) + *-wós (whence Latin -vus).

PronunciationEdit

AdjectiveEdit

flāvus (feminine flāva, neuter flāvum, comparative flāvior, superlative flāvissimus); first/second-declension adjective

  1. yellow, golden
  2. blond, flaxen

DeclensionEdit

First/second-declension adjective.

Number Singular Plural
Case / Gender Masculine Feminine Neuter Masculine Feminine Neuter
Nominative flāvus flāva flāvum flāvī flāvae flāva
Genitive flāvī flāvae flāvī flāvōrum flāvārum flāvōrum
Dative flāvō flāvō flāvīs
Accusative flāvum flāvam flāvum flāvōs flāvās flāva
Ablative flāvō flāvā flāvō flāvīs
Vocative flāve flāva flāvum flāvī flāvae flāva

Derived termsEdit

DescendantsEdit

  • French: flou (disputed; see etymology for discussion)
  • Italian: flavo
  • Portuguese: flavo
  • Spanish: flavo
  • Esperanto: flava
  • Ido: flava

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