iners

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LatinEdit

EtymologyEdit

PIE root
*h₂er-

From in- +‎ ars ‎(skill, art) +‎ -is.

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.

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