strenuus

LatinEdit

EtymologyEdit

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

PronunciationEdit

AdjectiveEdit

strēnuus (feminine strēnua, neuter strēnuum, adverb strēnuē); first/second-declension adjective

  1. brisk, nimble, quick, prompt, active
  2. vigorous, strenuous

DeclensionEdit

First/second-declension adjective.

Number Singular Plural
Case / Gender Masculine Feminine Neuter Masculine Feminine Neuter
Nominative strēnuus strēnua strēnuum strēnuī strēnuae strēnua
Genitive strēnuī strēnuae strēnuī strēnuōrum strēnuārum strēnuōrum
Dative strēnuō strēnuō strēnuīs
Accusative strēnuum strēnuam strēnuum strēnuōs strēnuās strēnua
Ablative strēnuō strēnuā strēnuō strēnuīs
Vocative strēnue strēnua strēnuum strēnuī strēnuae strēnua

Derived termsEdit

DescendantsEdit

  • English: strenuous
  • Italian: strenuo
  • Portuguese: estrénuo, estrênuo

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