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EtymologyEdit

From Proto-Indo-European *solh₂wós, from *solh₂- (whole) + *-wós (whence Latin -vus; for a similar semantic development see wholesome). Cognate with Faliscan 𐌔𐌀𐌋𐌖𐌄𐌔 (salues).

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AdjectiveEdit

salvus (feminine salva, neuter salvum); first/second declension

  1. safe, well, unharmed, sound, saved, healthy
    Hanc rem publicam salvam esse volumus.
    We wish this republic to be safe.

InflectionEdit

First/second declension.

Number Singular Plural
Case / Gender Masculine Feminine Neuter Masculine Feminine Neuter
nominative salvus salva salvum salvī salvae salva
genitive salvī salvae salvī salvōrum salvārum salvōrum
dative salvō salvō salvīs
accusative salvum salvam salvum salvōs salvās salva
ablative salvō salvā salvō salvīs
vocative salve salva salvum salvī salvae salva

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