sagax

Contents

LatinEdit

EtymologyEdit

Derived from sāgiō ‎(I perceive) +‎ -āx ‎(inclined to).

PronunciationEdit

AdjectiveEdit

sagāx m, f, n ‎(genitive sagācis); third declension

  1. of quick perception, having acute senses; keen-scented
  2. intellectually quick, keen, acute, shrewd, sagacious

InflectionEdit

Third declension.

Number Singular Plural
Case / Gender Masc./Fem. Neuter Masc./Fem. Neuter
nominative sagāx sagācēs sagācia
genitive sagācis sagācium
dative sagācī sagācibus
accusative sagācem sagāx sagācēs sagācia
ablative sagācī sagācibus
vocative sagāx sagācēs sagācia

Derived termsEdit

DescendantsEdit

ReferencesEdit

  • sagax” in Charlton T. Lewis & Charles Short, A Latin Dictionary, Oxford: Clarendon Press, 1879.
Read in another language