improvisus

LatinEdit

EtymologyEdit

From in- +‎ prōvīsus.

PronunciationEdit

AdjectiveEdit

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

  1. unforeseen, unexpected
  2. sudden

DeclensionEdit

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

DescendantsEdit

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

ReferencesEdit

  • 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