Latin edit

Etymology edit

From Ancient Greek πρᾰ́σῐνος (prásinos, leek-green, light green).

Pronunciation edit

Adjective edit

prasinus (feminine prasina, neuter prasinum); first/second-declension adjective

  1. leek-green; prasinous

Declension edit

First/second-declension adjective.

Number Singular Plural
Case / Gender Masculine Feminine Neuter Masculine Feminine Neuter
Nominative prasinus prasina prasinum prasinī prasinae prasina
Genitive prasinī prasinae prasinī prasinōrum prasinārum prasinōrum
Dative prasinō prasinō prasinīs
Accusative prasinum prasinam prasinum prasinōs prasinās prasina
Ablative prasinō prasinā prasinō prasinīs
Vocative prasine prasina prasinum prasinī prasinae prasina

Descendants edit

  • English: prasinous

See also edit

Colors in Latin · colōrēs (layout · text)
     albus, candidus, niveus, cēreus, marmoreus, eburneus, cānus, blancus (ML.)      rāvus, pullus, cinereus, cinerāceus, plumbeusgrīseus (ML. or NL.)      niger, āter, piceus, furvus
             ruber, rūfus, russus, rubrīcus, pūniceusmurrinus, mulleus; cocceus, coccīnus, badius              rutilus, armeniacus, aurantius, aurantiacus; fuscus, colōrius, cervīnus, spādīx, castaneus, aquilus, fulvus, brunneus (ML.)              flāvus, fulvus, lūteus, gilvus, helvus, croceus, pallidus, blondinus (ML.)
             galbus, galbinus, lūridus              viridis              prasinus
             cȳaneus              caeruleus, azurīnus (ML.), blāvus (LL.)              glaucus; līvidus; venetus
             violāceus, ianthinus, balaustīnus (NL.)              ostrīnus, amethystīnus              purpureus, ātropurpureus, roseus, rosāceus

References edit

  • prasinus”, in Charlton T. Lewis and Charles Short (1879) A Latin Dictionary, Oxford: Clarendon Press
  • prasinus in Gaffiot, Félix (1934) Dictionnaire illustré latin-français, Hachette
  • prasinus”, in Harry Thurston Peck, editor (1898) Harper's Dictionary of Classical Antiquities, New York: Harper & Brothers