FrenchEdit

EtymologyEdit

From furieux +‎ -ax. The Latin word is unrelated.

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /fy.ʁaks/
  • (file)

AdjectiveEdit

furax (invariable)

  1. (informal) furious
    Synonym: furieux
    • 1980, “Dans Mon H.L.M.”, in Marche à l'ombre, performed by Renaud:
      Y vivent comme ça, relax / Y a des matelats par terre / Les voisins sont furax
      (please add an English translation of this quote)

See alsoEdit

Further readingEdit

furax” in Trésor de la langue française informatisé (The Digitized Treasury of the French Language).


LatinEdit

EtymologyEdit

From fūr (thief) +‎ -ax.

PronunciationEdit

AdjectiveEdit

fūrāx (genitive fūrācis, superlative fūrācissimus); third-declension one-termination adjective

  1. thieving (inclined to steal)

DeclensionEdit

Third-declension one-termination adjective.

Number Singular Plural
Case / Gender Masc./Fem. Neuter Masc./Fem. Neuter
Nominative fūrāx fūrācēs fūrācia
Genitive fūrācis fūrācium
Dative fūrācī fūrācibus
Accusative fūrācem fūrāx fūrācēs fūrācia
Ablative fūrācī fūrācibus
Vocative fūrāx fūrācēs fūrācia

ReferencesEdit

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