Latin edit

Alternative forms edit

Etymology edit

From in- +‎ prōvīsus.

Pronunciation edit

Adjective edit

imprōvīsus (feminine imprōvīsa, neuter imprōvīsum); first/second-declension adjective

  1. unforeseen, unexpected
  2. sudden

Declension edit

First/second-declension adjective.

Number Singular Plural
Case / Gender Masculine Feminine Neuter Masculine Feminine Neuter
Nominative imprōvīsus imprōvīsa imprōvīsum imprōvīsī imprōvīsae imprōvīsa
Genitive imprōvīsī imprōvīsae imprōvīsī imprōvīsōrum imprōvīsārum imprōvīsōrum
Dative imprōvīsō imprōvīsō imprōvīsīs
Accusative imprōvīsum imprōvīsam imprōvīsum imprōvīsōs imprōvīsās imprōvīsa
Ablative imprōvīsō imprōvīsā imprōvīsō imprōvīsīs
Vocative imprōvīse imprōvīsa imprōvīsum imprōvīsī imprōvīsae imprōvīsa

Descendants edit

  • Catalan: improvís
  • Italian: improvviso
  • Portuguese: improviso
  • Spanish: improviso

References edit

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