Latin edit

Etymology edit

pūnicus +‎ -eus.

Pronunciation edit

Adjective edit

pūniceus (feminine pūnicea, neuter pūniceum); first/second-declension adjective

  1. pure lively red, scarlet

Declension edit

First/second-declension adjective.

Number Singular Plural
Case / Gender Masculine Feminine Neuter Masculine Feminine Neuter
Nominative pūniceus pūnicea pūniceum pūniceī pūniceae pūnicea
Genitive pūniceī pūniceae pūniceī pūniceōrum pūniceārum pūniceōrum
Dative pūniceō pūniceō pūniceīs
Accusative pūniceum pūniceam pūniceum pūniceōs pūniceās pūnicea
Ablative pūniceō pūniceā pūniceō pūniceīs
Vocative pūnicee pūnicea pūniceum pūniceī pūniceae pūnicea

See also edit

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

References edit

  • puniceus”, in Charlton T. Lewis and Charles Short (1879) A Latin Dictionary, Oxford: Clarendon Press
  • puniceus in Gaffiot, Félix (1934) Dictionnaire illustré latin-français, Hachette