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LatinEdit

EtymologyEdit

Old derivative of ūnus (one), as if from Proto-Indo-European *oyno-lo-s.

PronunciationEdit

AdjectiveEdit

ūllus (feminine ūlla, neuter ūllum); first/second-declension adjective (pronominal)

  1. any
    Lectio sine ulla delectatione.
    A reading without any enjoyment.

Usage notesEdit

  • Ūllus is usually found in negative sentences. It corresponds to aliquis in affirmations.

DeclensionEdit

First/second-declension adjective (pronominal).

Number Singular Plural
Case / Gender Masculine Feminine Neuter Masculine Feminine Neuter
Nominative ūllus ūlla ūllum ūllī ūllae ūlla
Genitive ūllīus ūllōrum ūllārum ūllōrum
Dative ūllī ūllīs
Accusative ūllum ūllam ūllum ūllōs ūllās ūlla
Ablative ūllō ūllā ūllō ūllīs
Vocative ūlle ūlla ūllum ūllī ūllae ūlla

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ReferencesEdit

  • ullus in Charlton T. Lewis and Charles Short (1879) A Latin Dictionary, Oxford: Clarendon Press
  • ullus in Charlton T. Lewis (1891) An Elementary Latin Dictionary, New York: Harper & Brothers
  • ullus in Gaffiot, Félix (1934) Dictionnaire Illustré Latin-Français, Hachette
  • Carl Meissner; Henry William Auden (1894) Latin Phrase-Book[1], London: Macmillan and Co.
    • without doubt, beyond all doubt: sine dubio (not sine ullo dubio)
    • without any hesitation; without the least scruple: sine ulla dubitatione
    • indisputably; incontestably: sine (ulla) controversia