Latin edit

Alternative forms edit

Etymology edit

quotus (what number? how many? how few?) +‎ -cumque (suffix forming indefinite adjectives)

Pronunciation edit

Adjective edit

quotuscumque (feminine quotacumque, neuter quotumcumque); first/second-declension adjective with an indeclinable portion

  1. whatsoever in number, order, vel sim.
  2. (poetic) however great or small
    • Tib. 2.6.51–54:[1]
      tunc morior curis, tunc mens mihi perdita fingit, / quisue meam teneat, quot teneatue modis: / tunc tibi, lena, precor diras: satis anxia uiuas, / mouerit e uotis pars quotacumque deos.

Declension edit

First/second-declension adjective with an indeclinable portion.

Number Singular Plural
Case / Gender Masculine Feminine Neuter Masculine Feminine Neuter
Nominative quotuscumque quotacumque quotumcumque quotīcumque quotaecumque quotacumque
Genitive quotīcumque quotaecumque quotīcumque quotōrumcumque quotārumcumque quotōrumcumque
Dative quotōcumque quotōcumque quotīscumque
Accusative quotumcumque quotamcumque quotumcumque quotōscumque quotāscumque quotacumque
Ablative quotōcumque quotācumque quotōcumque quotīscumque
Vocative quotecumque quotacumque quotumcumque quotīcumque quotaecumque quotacumque

See also edit

Further reading edit

  • quŏtuscumque”, in Charlton T. Lewis and Charles Short (1879) A Latin Dictionary, Oxford: Clarendon Press
  • quōtuscunque”, in Charlton T. Lewis (1891) An Elementary Latin Dictionary, New York: Harper & Brothers
  • quŏtuscumquĕ in Gaffiot, Félix (1934) Dictionnaire illustré latin-français, Hachette, page 1308/2.