LatinEdit

EtymologyEdit

From minor (I jut forth, protrude, project) +‎ -āx.

PronunciationEdit

AdjectiveEdit

mināx (genitive minācis, adverb mināciter); third-declension one-termination adjective

  1. projecting, overhanging (jutting out)
  2. threatening, menacing

DeclensionEdit

Third-declension one-termination adjective.

Number Singular Plural
Case / Gender Masc./Fem. Neuter Masc./Fem. Neuter
Nominative mināx minācēs minācia
Genitive minācis minācium
Dative minācī minācibus
Accusative minācem mināx minācēs minācia
Ablative minācī minācibus
Vocative mināx minācēs minācia

DescendantsEdit

ReferencesEdit

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