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LatinEdit

EtymologyEdit

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

PronunciationEdit

AdjectiveEdit

pūrus (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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ReferencesEdit

  • purus in Charlton T. Lewis and Charles Short (1879) A Latin Dictionary, Oxford: Clarendon Press
  • purus in Charlton T. Lewis (1891) An Elementary Latin Dictionary, New York: Harper & Brothers
  • du Cange, Charles (1883), “purus”, in G. A. Louis Henschel, Pierre Carpentier, Léopold Favre, editors, Glossarium Mediæ et Infimæ Latinitatis (in Latin), Niort: L. Favre
  • purus” in Félix Gaffiot’s Dictionnaire Illustré Latin-Français, Hachette (1934)
  • Carl Meissner; Henry William Auden (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