LatinEdit

EtymologyEdit

From līnum (flax; linen cloth).

PronunciationEdit

AdjectiveEdit

līneus (feminine līnea, neuter līneum); first/second-declension adjective

  1. of flax or linen; flaxen

DeclensionEdit

First/second-declension adjective.

Number Singular Plural
Case / Gender Masculine Feminine Neuter Masculine Feminine Neuter
Nominative līneus līnea līneum līneī līneae līnea
Genitive līneī līneae līneī līneōrum līneārum līneōrum
Dative līneō līneō līneīs
Accusative līneum līneam līneum līneōs līneās līnea
Ablative līneō līneā līneō līneīs
Vocative līnee līnea līneum līneī līneae līnea

Derived termsEdit

Related termsEdit

DescendantsEdit

  • Albanian: linjë
  • French: linge
  • Italian: lino

ReferencesEdit

  • lineus”, in Charlton T. Lewis and Charles Short (1879) A Latin Dictionary, Oxford: Clarendon Press
  • lineus”, in Charlton T. Lewis (1891) An Elementary Latin Dictionary, New York: Harper & Brothers
  • lineus in Gaffiot, Félix (1934) Dictionnaire illustré latin-français, Hachette