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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

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

InflectionEdit

First/second declension.

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

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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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