Latin

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Etymology

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From Ancient Greek μελαγχολικός (melankholikós), from μελαγχολία (melankholía, melancholy).

Pronunciation

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Adjective

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melancholicus (feminine melancholica, neuter melancholicum); first/second-declension adjective

  1. having black bile, atrabilious, melancholy

Declension

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First/second-declension adjective.

Number Singular Plural
Case / Gender Masculine Feminine Neuter Masculine Feminine Neuter
Nominative melancholicus melancholica melancholicum melancholicī melancholicae melancholica
Genitive melancholicī melancholicae melancholicī melancholicōrum melancholicārum melancholicōrum
Dative melancholicō melancholicō melancholicīs
Accusative melancholicum melancholicam melancholicum melancholicōs melancholicās melancholica
Ablative melancholicō melancholicā melancholicō melancholicīs
Vocative melancholice melancholica melancholicum melancholicī melancholicae melancholica

Descendants

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References

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