usualis

LatinEdit

EtymologyEdit

From nominal ūsus (use) +‎ -ālis (suffix forming adjectives from nouns or numerals).

PronunciationEdit

AdjectiveEdit

ūsuālis (neuter ūsuāle, adverb ūsuāliter); third-declension two-termination adjective

  1. that is for use, that is in service: utilitarian
  2. that is fit for use, that serves one's use: useful, noteful, serviceable
  3. that is of common or frequent use: usual, common, ordinary, customary, habitual, everyday
  4. (Medieval Latin) current (in use, not obsolete)
  5. (Medieval Latin) subject to ordinary customs, duties, and/or taxes

DeclensionEdit

Third-declension two-termination adjective.

Number Singular Plural
Case / Gender Masc./Fem. Neuter Masc./Fem. Neuter
Nominative ūsuālis ūsuāle ūsuālēs ūsuālia
Genitive ūsuālis ūsuālium
Dative ūsuālī ūsuālibus
Accusative ūsuālem ūsuāle ūsuālēs
ūsuālīs
ūsuālia
Ablative ūsuālī ūsuālibus
Vocative ūsuālis ūsuāle ūsuālēs ūsuālia

Derived termsEdit

DescendantsEdit

  • Asturian: usual
  • Catalan: usual
  • Galician: usual
  • Italian: usuale
  • Old French: usuel
  • Portuguese: usual
  • Spanish: usual

ReferencesEdit

  • ūsŭālis in Charlton T. Lewis and Charles Short (1879) A Latin Dictionary, Oxford: Clarendon Press
  • ūsŭālis in Gaffiot, Félix (1934) Dictionnaire illustré Latin-Français, Hachette, page 1,634/1
  • Niermeyer, Jan Frederik (1976), “usualis”, in Mediae Latinitatis Lexicon Minus, Leiden, Boston: Brill, page 1,053/2