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EtymologyEdit

Probably from the Etruscan 𐌔𐌓𐌖𐌓𐌀𐌋 (srural, public), but confer with Latin spernō.

PronunciationEdit

AdjectiveEdit

spurius (feminine spuria, neuter spurium); first/second-declension adjective

  1. of illegitimate birth
  2. false, spurious

DeclensionEdit

First/second-declension adjective.

Number Singular Plural
Case / Gender Masculine Feminine Neuter Masculine Feminine Neuter
Nominative spurius spuria spurium spuriī spuriae spuria
Genitive spuriī spuriae spuriī spuriōrum spuriārum spuriōrum
Dative spuriō spuriō spuriīs
Accusative spurium spuriam spurium spuriōs spuriās spuria
Ablative spuriō spuriā spuriō spuriīs
Vocative spurie spuria spurium spuriī spuriae spuria

DescendantsEdit

  • English: spurious
  • Italian: spurio
  • Portuguese: espúrio
  • Romanian: șpur, spuriu
  • Spanish: espurio

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