specialis

LatinEdit

EtymologyEdit

PIE root
*speḱ-

Derived from speci(ēs) ‎(kind”, “type) +‎ -ālis ‎(-al, adjectival derivational suffix).

PronunciationEdit

AdjectiveEdit

speciālis m, f ‎(neuter speciāle); third declension

  1. specific, particular, individual

InflectionEdit

Third declension, neuter nominative singular in -e.

Number Singular Plural
Case / Gender Masc./Fem. Neuter Masc./Fem. Neuter
nominative speciālis speciāle speciālēs speciālia
genitive speciālis speciālis speciālium speciālium
dative speciālī speciālī speciālibus speciālibus
accusative speciālem speciāle speciālēs speciālia
ablative speciālī speciālī speciālibus speciālibus
vocative speciālis speciāle speciālēs speciālia

DescendantsEdit

ReferencesEdit

  • specialis” in Charlton T. Lewis & Charles Short, A Latin Dictionary, Oxford: Clarendon Press, 1879.
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