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EtymologyEdit

From Pygmaeī (a mythical race of pygmies).

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AdjectiveEdit

pygmaeus (feminine pygmaea, neuter pygmaeum); first/second-declension adjective

  1. Of or pertaining to a pygmy or dwarf, especially to the mythical Pygmaeī of Africa.
  2. Short; of reduced stature.

DeclensionEdit

First/second-declension adjective.

Number Singular Plural
Case / Gender Masculine Feminine Neuter Masculine Feminine Neuter
Nominative pygmaeus pygmaea pygmaeum pygmaeī pygmaeae pygmaea
Genitive pygmaeī pygmaeae pygmaeī pygmaeōrum pygmaeārum pygmaeōrum
Dative pygmaeō pygmaeō pygmaeīs
Accusative pygmaeum pygmaeam pygmaeum pygmaeōs pygmaeās pygmaea
Ablative pygmaeō pygmaeā pygmaeō pygmaeīs
Vocative pygmaee pygmaea pygmaeum pygmaeī pygmaeae pygmaea

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DescendantsEdit

  • English: pygmy

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