See also: purūs

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LatinEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Proto-Indo-European *pew- ‎(to cleanse, purify). Cognate with putus.

PronunciationEdit

AdjectiveEdit

pūrus m ‎(feminine pūra, neuter pūrum); first/second declension

  1. clear, limpid
  2. clean; pure

InflectionEdit

First/second declension.

Number Singular Plural
Case / Gender Masculine Feminine Neuter Masculine Feminine Neuter
nominative pūrus pūra pūrum pūrī pūrae pūra
genitive pūrī pūrae pūrī pūrōrum pūrārum pūrōrum
dative pūrō pūrō pūrīs
accusative pūrum pūram pūrum pūrōs pūrās pūra
ablative pūrō pūrā pūrō pūrīs
vocative pūre pūra pūrum pūrī pūrae pūra

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DescendantsEdit

ReferencesEdit

  • purus in Charlton T. Lewis & Charles Short (1879) A Latin Dictionary, Oxford: Clarendon Press
  • purus in Charlton T. Lewis (1891) An Elementary Latin Dictionary, New York: Harper & Brothers
  • PURUS in Charles du Fresne du Cange’s Glossarium Mediæ et Infimæ Latinitatis (augmented edition, 1883–1887)
  • purus in Félix Gaffiot (1934), Dictionnaire Illustré Latin-Français, Paris: Hachette.
  • Meissner, Carl; Auden, Henry William (1894) Latin Phrase-Book[1], London: Macmillan and Co.
    • pure, correct language: oratio pura, pura et emendata
    • incorrect usage: consuetudo vitiosa et corrupta (opp. pura et incorrupta) sermonis
    • to assume the toga virilis: togam virilem (puram) sumere

LatvianEdit

NounEdit

purus m

  1. (dialectal form) accusative plural form of purs
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