LatinEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Proto-Indo-European *seh₁-ro-. Cognate with Old Irish sír.

PronunciationEdit

AdjectiveEdit

sērus (feminine sēra, neuter sērum, comparative sērior, superlative sērissimus, adverb sērō); first/second-declension adjective

  1. late, too late
  2. slow, tardy

DeclensionEdit

First/second-declension adjective.

Number Singular Plural
Case / Gender Masculine Feminine Neuter Masculine Feminine Neuter
Nominative sērus sēra sērum sērī sērae sēra
Genitive sērī sērae sērī sērōrum sērārum sērōrum
Dative sērō sērō sērīs
Accusative sērum sēram sērum sērōs sērās sēra
Ablative sērō sērā sērō sērīs
Vocative sēre sēra sērum sērī sērae sēra

SynonymsEdit

Derived termsEdit

DescendantsEdit

  • Aromanian: searã
  • Asturian: sero
  • Dalmatian: saira
  • Emilian: sîra
  • French: soir
  • Friulian: sere
  • Galician: serán
  • Italian: sera
  • Norman: sei
  • Occitan: ser, seir, soir

ReferencesEdit

  • serus in Charlton T. Lewis and Charles Short (1879) A Latin Dictionary, Oxford: Clarendon Press
  • serus in Charlton T. Lewis (1891) An Elementary Latin Dictionary, New York: Harper & Brothers
  • serus in Gaffiot, Félix (1934) Dictionnaire Illustré Latin-Français, Hachette
  • De Vaan, Michiel (2008) Etymological Dictionary of Latin and the other Italic Languages (Leiden Indo-European Etymological Dictionary Series; 7), Leiden, Boston: Brill

LatvianEdit

NounEdit

serus m

  1. accusative plural form of sers