limpidus

LatinEdit

EtymologyEdit

Maybe from Proto-Indo-European *leh₂p- (to shine) and so cognate with Old Norse leiptr (lightning), Lithuanian liepsnà (flame), Ancient Greek λάμπω (lámpō, to shine), Lithuanian lópė (light), Latvian lāpa (torch)[1]. Or perhaps related to lympha.

PronunciationEdit

AdjectiveEdit

līmpidus (feminine līmpida, neuter līmpidum, superlative līmpidissimus); first/second-declension adjective

  1. clear, bright, limpid

DeclensionEdit

First/second-declension adjective.

Number Singular Plural
Case / Gender Masculine Feminine Neuter Masculine Feminine Neuter
Nominative līmpidus līmpida līmpidum līmpidī līmpidae līmpida
Genitive līmpidī līmpidae līmpidī līmpidōrum līmpidārum līmpidōrum
Dative līmpidō līmpidō līmpidīs
Accusative līmpidum līmpidam līmpidum līmpidōs līmpidās līmpida
Ablative līmpidō līmpidā līmpidō līmpidīs
Vocative līmpide līmpida līmpidum līmpidī līmpidae līmpida

DescendantsEdit

ReferencesEdit

  • limpidus in Charlton T. Lewis and Charles Short (1879) A Latin Dictionary, Oxford: Clarendon Press
  • limpidus in Charlton T. Lewis (1891) An Elementary Latin Dictionary, New York: Harper & Brothers
  • limpidus in Gaffiot, Félix (1934) Dictionnaire illustré Latin-Français, Hachette
  1. ^ Walde, Alois; Hofmann, Johann Baptist (1938), “limpidus”, in Lateinisches etymologisches Wörterbuch (in German), volume I, 3rd edition, Heidelberg: Carl Winter, page 33