iners

LatinEdit

EtymologyEdit

PIE root
*h₂er-

From in- ‎(without, not) +‎ ars ‎(skill, art).

PronunciationEdit

AdjectiveEdit

iners m, f, n ‎(genitive inertis); third declension

  1. without skill, unskilled, unskillful, incompetent, crude
  2. inactive, lazy, idle, indolent, sluggish, inert; worthless; stagnant
  3. quiet, inactive; timid
  4. (of food) without flavor, insipid

InflectionEdit

Third declension, neuter nominative singular like masculine/feminine.

Number Singular Plural
Case / Gender Masc./Fem. Neuter Masc./Fem. Neuter
nominative iners iners inertēs inertia
genitive inertis inertis inertium inertium
dative inertī inertī inertibus inertibus
accusative inertem iners inertēs inertia
ablative inertī inertī inertibus inertibus
vocative iners iners inertēs inertia

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DescendantsEdit

ReferencesEdit

  • iners” in Charlton T. Lewis & Charles Short, A Latin Dictionary, Oxford: Clarendon Press, 1879.
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