quadrus

LatinEdit

EtymologyEdit

Post-classically attested, thus perhaps a back-formation from quadrō. See also quattuor, quārtus.

PronunciationEdit

AdjectiveEdit

quadrus (feminine quadra, neuter quadrum); first/second-declension adjective

  1. square

DeclensionEdit

First/second-declension adjective.

Number Singular Plural
Case / Gender Masculine Feminine Neuter Masculine Feminine Neuter
Nominative quadrus quadra quadrum quadrī quadrae quadra
Genitive quadrī quadrae quadrī quadrōrum quadrārum quadrōrum
Dative quadrō quadrō quadrīs
Accusative quadrum quadram quadrum quadrōs quadrās quadra
Ablative quadrō quadrā quadrō quadrīs
Vocative quadre quadra quadrum quadrī quadrae quadra

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ReferencesEdit

  • quadrus”, in Charlton T. Lewis and Charles Short (1879) A Latin Dictionary, Oxford: Clarendon Press
  • quadrus in Charles du Fresne du Cange’s Glossarium Mediæ et Infimæ Latinitatis (augmented edition with additions by D. P. Carpenterius, Adelungius and others, edited by Léopold Favre, 1883–1887)
  • quadrus in Gaffiot, Félix (1934) Dictionnaire illustré latin-français, Hachette
  • Sihler, Andrew L. (1995) New Comparative Grammar of Greek and Latin, Oxford, New York: Oxford University Press, →ISBN
  • De Vaan, Michiel (2008), “quattuor”, in Etymological Dictionary of Latin and the other Italic Languages (Leiden Indo-European Etymological Dictionary Series; 7), Leiden, Boston: Brill, →ISBN, page 505