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LatinEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Proto-Indo-European *ster-(stiff). Cognate with Latin stultus, stolidus, strēnuus, torpeō, Ancient Greek στερεός(stereós).

PronunciationEdit

AdjectiveEdit

sterilis m, f ‎(neuter sterile); third declension

  1. barren, sterile
  2. unprofitable, futile

InflectionEdit

Third declension.

Number Singular Plural
Case / Gender Masc./Fem. Neuter Masc./Fem. Neuter
nominative sterilis sterile sterilēs sterilia
genitive sterilis sterilium
dative sterilī sterilibus
accusative sterilem sterile sterilēs sterilia
ablative sterilī sterilibus
vocative sterilis sterile sterilēs sterilia

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