mulleus

LatinEdit

EtymologyEdit

Of uncertain origin[1]; proposed derivations include:

PronunciationEdit

AdjectiveEdit

mulleus (feminine mullea, neuter mulleum); first/second-declension adjective

  1. of a red color (said of shoes) "calceus mulleus"

DeclensionEdit

First/second-declension adjective.

Number Singular Plural
Case / Gender Masculine Feminine Neuter Masculine Feminine Neuter
Nominative mulleus mullea mulleum mulleī mulleae mullea
Genitive mulleī mulleae mulleī mulleōrum mulleārum mulleōrum
Dative mulleō mulleō mulleīs
Accusative mulleum mulleam mulleum mulleōs mulleās mullea
Ablative mulleō mulleā mulleō mulleīs
Vocative mullee mullea mulleum mulleī mulleae mullea

Further readingEdit

  • mulleus calceus in Charlton T. Lewis and Charles Short (1879) A Latin Dictionary, Oxford: Clarendon Press
  • mulleus in Gaffiot, Félix (1934) Dictionnaire illustré Latin-Français, Hachette
  • De Vaan, Michiel (2008), “mulleus”, in Etymological Dictionary of Latin and the other Italic Languages (Leiden Indo-European Etymological Dictionary Series; 7), Leiden, Boston: Brill, →ISBN, page 394

See alsoEdit

Colors in Latin · colōrēs (layout · text)
     candidus, albus, niveus, cēreus, marmoreus, eburneus, cānus      rāvus, pullus, cinereus, cineraceus, plumbeusgrīseus (ML. or NL.)      āter, niger, piceus
             pūniceusmurrinus, rūfus, ruber, russus, rubrīcus, mulleus; cocceus, coccīnus, badius              rutilus, armeniacus, auranteus, aurantiacus; fuscus, colōrius, cervīnus, spādīx              gilvus, helvus, fulvus, flāvus, croceus, pallidus, lūteus, blondinus (ML.)
             galbus, galbinus, lūridus              viridis              prasinus
             cyaneus              caeruleus, azurīnus (ML.), blavus (ML.)              glaucus; līvidus; venetus
             violāceus, ianthinus, balaustīnus (NL.)              ostrīnus, amethystīnus              purpureus, ātropurpūreus, roseus, rosāceus

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ Walde, Alois; Hofmann, Johann Baptist (1954), “mulleus”, in Lateinisches etymologisches Wörterbuch (in German), volume 2, 3rd edition, Heidelberg: Carl Winter, page 122