paucus

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EtymologyEdit

From Proto-Indo-European *peh₂u- ‎(few, small), see also Old Saxon ‎(few), Old High German fao, fō ‎(few, little), Old Norse fár ‎(few), Gothic 𐍆𐌰𐍅𐌰𐌹 ‎(fawai, few).

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AdjectiveEdit

paucus m ‎(feminine pauca, neuter paucum, comparative paucior, superlative paucissimus); first/second declension

  1. few, little

Usage notesEdit

  • Usually plural; very rare in the singular. Mostly pertaining to quantity.

DeclensionEdit

First/second declension.

Number Singular Plural
Case / Gender Masculine Feminine Neuter Masculine Feminine Neuter
nominative paucus pauca paucum paucī paucae pauca
genitive paucī paucae paucī paucōrum paucārum paucōrum
dative paucō paucae paucō paucīs paucīs paucīs
accusative paucum paucam paucum paucōs paucās pauca
ablative paucō paucā paucō paucīs paucīs paucīs
vocative pauce pauca paucum paucī paucae pauca

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