tortilis

LatinEdit

EtymologyEdit

From tortus, from torqueō.

AdjectiveEdit

tortilis (neuter tortile); third-declension two-termination adjective

  1. twisted, coiled

DeclensionEdit

Third-declension two-termination adjective.

Number Singular Plural
Case / Gender Masc./Fem. Neuter Masc./Fem. Neuter
Nominative tortilis tortile tortilēs tortilia
Genitive tortilis tortilium
Dative tortilī tortilibus
Accusative tortilem tortile tortilēs
tortilīs
tortilia
Ablative tortilī tortilibus
Vocative tortilis tortile tortilēs tortilia

DescendantsEdit

  • English: tortile
  • Italian: tortile
  • Spanish: tórtil, torzal (possibly)

ReferencesEdit

  • tortilis in Charlton T. Lewis and Charles Short (1879) A Latin Dictionary, Oxford: Clarendon Press
  • tortilis in Charlton T. Lewis (1891) An Elementary Latin Dictionary, New York: Harper & Brothers
  • tortilis in Gaffiot, Félix (1934) Dictionnaire illustré Latin-Français, Hachette
  • tortilis in Ramminger, Johann (accessed 16 July 2016) Neulateinische Wortliste: Ein Wörterbuch des Lateinischen von Petrarca bis 1700[1], pre-publication website, 2005-2016