proximus

LatinEdit

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EtymologyEdit

From Proto-Indo-European *prokʷism̥mos, from *prokʷe (whence prope). See also -issimus.

PronunciationEdit

AdjectiveEdit

proximus (feminine proxima, neuter proximum, positive prope); first/second declension

  1. nearest, next
  2. adjoining

DeclensionEdit

First/second-declension adjective.

Number Singular Plural
Case / Gender Masculine Feminine Neuter Masculine Feminine Neuter
Nominative proximus proxima proximum proximī proximae proxima
Genitive proximī proximae proximī proximōrum proximārum proximōrum
Dative proximō proximō proximīs
Accusative proximum proximam proximum proximōs proximās proxima
Ablative proximō proximā proximō proximīs
Vocative proxime proxima proximum proximī proximae proxima

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AdverbEdit

proximus

  1. superlative degree of prope

NounEdit

proximus m (genitive proximī); second declension

  1. neighbour
    • 405 CE, Jerome, Vulgate Exodus.20.16:
      Non loqueris contra proximum tuum falsum testimonium.
      Thou shalt not bear false witness against thy neighbour.
  2. nearest person
  3. next person, next one

DeclensionEdit

Second-declension noun.

Case Singular Plural
Nominative proximus proximī
Genitive proximī proximōrum
Dative proximō proximīs
Accusative proximum proximōs
Ablative proximō proximīs
Vocative proxime proximī

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