LatinEdit

EtymologyEdit

Unknown, according to De Vaan. Possibly Etruscan.[1]

PronunciationEdit

AdjectiveEdit

tardus (feminine tarda, neuter tardum, comparative tardior, superlative tardissimus, adverb tardē); first/second-declension adjective

  1. slow, sluggish
  2. tardy
  3. late, lingering
  4. dull, stupid, slow-witted

DeclensionEdit

First/second-declension adjective.

Number Singular Plural
Case / Gender Masculine Feminine Neuter Masculine Feminine Neuter
Nominative tardus tarda tardum tardī tardae tarda
Genitive tardī tardae tardī tardōrum tardārum tardōrum
Dative tardō tardō tardīs
Accusative tardum tardam tardum tardōs tardās tarda
Ablative tardō tardā tardō tardīs
Vocative tarde tarda tardum tardī tardae tarda

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ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ De Vaan, Michiel (2008) Etymological Dictionary of Latin and the other Italic Languages (Leiden Indo-European Etymological Dictionary Series; 7), Leiden, Boston: Brill,