LatinEdit

EtymologyEdit

Derived from ign(is) (fire) +‎ -eus (-ous, derivational suffix).

PronunciationEdit

AdjectiveEdit

igneus (feminine ignea, neuter igneum); first/second-declension adjective

  1. fiery, hot, on fire, burning
  2. ardent, fervid, vehement

DeclensionEdit

First/second-declension adjective.

Number Singular Plural
Case / Gender Masculine Feminine Neuter Masculine Feminine Neuter
Nominative igneus ignea igneum igneī igneae ignea
Genitive igneī igneae igneī igneōrum igneārum igneōrum
Dative igneō igneō igneīs
Accusative igneum igneam igneum igneōs igneās ignea
Ablative igneō igneā igneō igneīs
Vocative ignee ignea igneum igneī igneae ignea

DescendantsEdit

  • Catalan: igni
  • French: igné
  • Galician: ígneo
  • Italian: igneo
  • Portuguese: ígneo
  • Spanish: ígneo
  • English: igneous

ReferencesEdit

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