EnglishEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Latin.

NounEdit

flexus (plural flexus)

  1. (astronomy, geology) A low, curvilinear ridge with a scalloped pattern.

AnagramsEdit


LatinEdit

EtymologyEdit

From flectō (bend).

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

flexus m (genitive flexūs); fourth declension

  1. a bending, turning, winding
  2. a transition, changing
  3. (of speech) modulation, inflection of the voice
  4. (grammar) inflection

DeclensionEdit

Fourth-declension noun.

Case Singular Plural
Nominative flexus flexūs
Genitive flexūs flexuum
Dative flexuī flexibus
Accusative flexum flexūs
Ablative flexū flexibus
Vocative flexus flexūs

SynonymsEdit

DescendantsEdit

  • English: flex, flexus
  • Italian: flesso

ParticipleEdit

flexus (feminine flexa, neuter flexum); first/second-declension participle

  1. bent, curved, having been bent.
  2. turned, having been turned around.
  3. (figuratively) persuaded, having been prevailed upon.
  4. (grammar) declined, conjugated, having been inflected.

DeclensionEdit

First/second-declension adjective.

Number Singular Plural
Case / Gender Masculine Feminine Neuter Masculine Feminine Neuter
Nominative flexus flexa flexum flexī flexae flexa
Genitive flexī flexae flexī flexōrum flexārum flexōrum
Dative flexō flexō flexīs
Accusative flexum flexam flexum flexōs flexās flexa
Ablative flexō flexā flexō flexīs
Vocative flexe flexa flexum flexī flexae flexa

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