Latin Edit

Etymology Edit

From ūnus (one) + versus (turned), hence literally "turned into one".

Pronunciation Edit

Adjective Edit

ūniversus (feminine ūniversa, neuter ūniversum, adverb ūniversē); first/second-declension adjective

  1. whole, entire, taken collectively

Declension Edit

First/second-declension adjective.

Number Singular Plural
Case / Gender Masculine Feminine Neuter Masculine Feminine Neuter
Nominative ūniversus ūniversa ūniversum ūniversī ūniversae ūniversa
Genitive ūniversī ūniversae ūniversī ūniversōrum ūniversārum ūniversōrum
Dative ūniversō ūniversō ūniversīs
Accusative ūniversum ūniversam ūniversum ūniversōs ūniversās ūniversa
Ablative ūniversō ūniversā ūniversō ūniversīs
Vocative ūniverse ūniversa ūniversum ūniversī ūniversae ūniversa

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References Edit

  • universus”, in Charlton T. Lewis and Charles Short (1879) A Latin Dictionary, Oxford: Clarendon Press
  • universus”, in Charlton T. Lewis (1891) An Elementary Latin Dictionary, New York: Harper & Brothers
  • universus in Gaffiot, Félix (1934) Dictionnaire illustré latin-français, Hachette
  • Carl Meißner; Henry William Auden (1894) Latin Phrase-Book[1], London: Macmillan and Co.
    • to analyse a general division into its specific parts: genus universum in species certas partiri et dividere (Or. 33. 117)