LatinEdit

EtymologyEdit

Often connected with Proto-Indo-European *lai- (lard, fat, grease) (see lardum; laetus (fat, happy)), though de Vaan finds this problematic.

Also may be connected to lascīvus, from Proto-Indo-European *las- (to be willing, covetous).

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AdjectiveEdit

largus (feminine larga, neuter largum, comparative largior, superlative largissimus, adverb largē or largiter); first/second-declension adjective

  1. abundant, copious, plentiful, large, abounding in something
  2. bountiful, liberal

DeclensionEdit

First/second-declension adjective.

Number Singular Plural
Case / Gender Masculine Feminine Neuter Masculine Feminine Neuter
Nominative largus larga largum largī largae larga
Genitive largī largae largī largōrum largārum largōrum
Dative largō largō largīs
Accusative largum largam largum largōs largās larga
Ablative largō largā largō largīs
Vocative large larga largum largī largae larga

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