Latin edit

Etymology edit

Unknown, perhaps from galbanum, but the process is morphologically unclear.

Or, perhaps from the same source as German: gelb.

Pronunciation edit

Adjective edit

galbinus (feminine galbina, neuter galbinum); first/second-declension adjective

  1. greenish-yellow, yellowish, chartreuse
  2. effeminate
    Synonyms: effēminātus, fēmineus, galbinātus, mollis, sēmifer

Declension edit

First/second-declension adjective.

Number Singular Plural
Case / Gender Masculine Feminine Neuter Masculine Feminine Neuter
Nominative galbinus galbina galbinum galbinī galbinae galbina
Genitive galbinī galbinae galbinī galbinōrum galbinārum galbinōrum
Dative galbinō galbinō galbinīs
Accusative galbinum galbinam galbinum galbinōs galbinās galbina
Ablative galbinō galbinā galbinō galbinīs
Vocative galbine galbina galbinum galbinī galbinae galbina

Derived terms edit

Descendants edit

See also edit

Colors in Latin · colōrēs (layout · text)
     albus, candidus, subalbus, niveus, cēreus, marmoreus, eburneus, cānus, blancus (ML.)      glaucus, rāvus, pullus, cinereus, cinerāceus, plumbeusgrīseus (ML. or NL.)      niger, āter, piceus, furvus
             ruber, rūbidus, rūfus, rubicundus, russus, rubrīcus, pūniceusmurrinus, mulleus; cocceus, coccīnus, badius              rutilus, armeniacus, aurantius, aurantiacus; fuscus, suffuscus, colōrius, cervīnus, spādīx, castaneus, aquilus, fulvus, brunneus (ML.)              flāvus, sufflāvus, flāvidus, fulvus, lūteus, gilvus, helvus, croceus, pallidus, blondinus (ML.)
             galbus, galbinus, lūridus              viridis              prasinus
             cȳaneus              caeruleus, azurīnus (ML.), caesius, blāvus (LL.)              glaucus; līvidus; venetus
             violāceus, ianthinus, balaustīnus (NL.)              ostrīnus, amethystīnus              purpureus, ātropurpureus, roseus, rosāceus

Further reading edit

  • galbinus”, in Charlton T. Lewis and Charles Short (1879) A Latin Dictionary, Oxford: Clarendon Press
  • galbinus in Gaffiot, Félix (1934) Dictionnaire illustré latin-français, Hachette