initialis

LatinEdit

EtymologyEdit

From initium (a beginning) +‎ -ālis, from ineō (go in, make a start), from in (in, into) + (go).

PronunciationEdit

AdjectiveEdit

initiālis (neuter initiāle); third-declension two-termination adjective

  1. initial, first, incipient

DeclensionEdit

Third-declension two-termination adjective.

Number Singular Plural
Case / Gender Masc./Fem. Neuter Masc./Fem. Neuter
Nominative initiālis initiāle initiālēs initiālia
Genitive initiālis initiālium
Dative initiālī initiālibus
Accusative initiālem initiāle initiālēs
initiālīs
initiālia
Ablative initiālī initiālibus
Vocative initiālis initiāle initiālēs initiālia

Derived termsEdit

Related termsEdit

DescendantsEdit

  • Catalan: inicial
  • English: initial
  • French: initial
  • German: initial
  • Italian: iniziale
  • Norwegian: initial
  • Portuguese: inicial
  • Spanish: inicial

ReferencesEdit

  • initialis in Charlton T. Lewis and Charles Short (1879) A Latin Dictionary, Oxford: Clarendon Press
  • initialis in Gaffiot, Félix (1934) Dictionnaire illustré Latin-Français, Hachette