LatinEdit

EtymologyEdit

Comparative of an unattested adjective. Cognate with Ancient Greek ὠκύς (ōkús).[1]

AdjectiveEdit

ōcior (neuter ōcius, superlative ōcissimus); third-declension comparative adjective

  1. swifter, more rapid

DeclensionEdit

Third-declension comparative adjective.

Number Singular Plural
Case / Gender Masc./Fem. Neuter Masc./Fem. Neuter
Nominative ōcior ōcius ōciōrēs ōciōra
Genitive ōciōris ōciōrum
Dative ōciōrī ōciōribus
Accusative ōciōrem ōcius ōciōrēs ōciōra
Ablative ōciōre ōciōribus
Vocative ōcior ōcius ōciōrēs ōciōra

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ De Vaan, Michiel (2008) Etymological Dictionary of Latin and the other Italic Languages (Leiden Indo-European Etymological Dictionary Series; 7), Leiden, Boston: Brill, →ISBN

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