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EtymologyEdit

Post-classical attested formation from quattuor. See also quārtus.

The supposedly derived verb, quādrō, is classical however. The a, as in quattuor, and the -dr- < -tr- have heretofore no explanation.

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AdjectiveEdit

quādrus (feminine quādra, neuter quādrum); first/second declension

  1. square

InflectionEdit

First/second declension.

Number Singular Plural
Case / Gender Masculine Feminine Neuter Masculine Feminine Neuter
Nominative quādrus quādra quādrum quādrī quādrae quādra
Genitive quādrī quādrae quādrī quādrōrum quādrārum quādrōrum
Dative quādrō quādrō quādrīs
Accusative quādrum quādram quādrum quādrōs quādrās quādra
Ablative quādrō quādrā quādrō quādrīs
Vocative quādre quādra quādrum quādrī quādrae quādra

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