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EtymologyEdit

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

PronunciationEdit

AdjectiveEdit

sagāx (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

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DescendantsEdit

ReferencesEdit

  • sagax in Charlton T. Lewis and Charles Short (1879) A Latin Dictionary, Oxford: Clarendon Press
  • sagax in Charlton T. Lewis (1891) An Elementary Latin Dictionary, New York: Harper & Brothers
  • sagax in Gaffiot, Félix (1934) Dictionnaire Illustré Latin-Français, Hachette