Indonesian edit

Adjective edit

mulus

  1. smooth

Latin edit

 
mūlus (a mule)

Etymology edit

Proto-Italic *mukslos, *musk-, *muks-, probably from a pre-Latin Mediterranean/Near Eastern substrate language, likely cognate with Ancient Greek μυχλός (mukhlós), μύκλος (múklos), μύκλα (múkla), Albanian mushk (mule) and Old East Slavic мъскъ (mŭskŭ).

Pronunciation edit

Noun edit

mūlus m (genitive mūlī); second declension

  1. a mule (pack animal)
  2. (derogatory) ass, idiot

Declension edit

Second-declension noun.

Case Singular Plural
Nominative mūlus mūlī
Genitive mūlī mūlōrum
Dative mūlō mūlīs
Accusative mūlum mūlōs
Ablative mūlō mūlīs
Vocative mūle mūlī

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Descendants edit

  • Catalan: mul
  • Galician: mulo
  • Italian: mulo
  • Occitan: mul
  • Old Galician-Portuguese: muu
    • Portuguese: mu
  • Portuguese: mulo
  • Romanian: mul
  • Sicilian: mulu
  • Spanish: mulo
  • Albanian: mulë
  • Proto-Brythonic: *mʉl
  • Esperanto: mulo
  • Proto-West Germanic: *mūl (see there for further descendants)
  • Proto-Slavic: *mulъ

References edit

  • mulus”, in Charlton T. Lewis and Charles Short (1879) A Latin Dictionary, Oxford: Clarendon Press
  • mulus”, in Charlton T. Lewis (1891) An Elementary Latin Dictionary, New York: Harper & Brothers
  • mulus in Charles du Fresne du Cange’s Glossarium Mediæ et Infimæ Latinitatis (augmented edition with additions by D. P. Carpenterius, Adelungius and others, edited by Léopold Favre, 1883–1887)
  • mulus in Gaffiot, Félix (1934) Dictionnaire illustré latin-français, Hachette

Volapük edit

Noun edit

mulus

  1. predicative plural of mul