LatinEdit

EtymologyEdit

Unknown. Possibly related to Ancient Greek παχύς (pakhús, thick) or from Proto-Indo-European *apó[1].

PronunciationEdit

AdjectiveEdit

opācus (feminine opāca, neuter opācum); first/second-declension adjective

  1. shaded, darkened; in the shade
  2. shady, dark; casting shade

DeclensionEdit

First/second-declension adjective.

Number Singular Plural
Case / Gender Masculine Feminine Neuter Masculine Feminine Neuter
Nominative opācus opāca opācum opācī opācae opāca
Genitive opācī opācae opācī opācōrum opācārum opācōrum
Dative opācō opācō opācīs
Accusative opācum opācam opācum opācōs opācās opāca
Ablative opācō opācā opācō opācīs
Vocative opāce opāca opācum opācī opācae opāca

Derived termsEdit

DescendantsEdit

  • Catalan: opac, obac
  • English: opaque, ubac
  • French: opaque
  • Italian: opaco, bacio
  • Ligurian: lǜvegu

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ Pokorny, Julius (1959), “apo-”, in Indogermanisches etymologisches Wörterbuch [Indo-European Etymological Dictionary] (in German), volume I, Bern, München: Francke Verlag, pages 54-55

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