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LatinEdit

EtymologyEdit

Related to volō (I fly) or from Proto-Italic *weksloks, from Proto-Indo-European *weǵʰ- (to bring, transport) (whence vehō).

PronunciationEdit

AdjectiveEdit

vēlōx (genitive vēlōcis, comparative vēlōcior, superlative vēlocissimus, adverb vēlōciter); third-declension one-termination adjective

  1. swift, quick, fleet, rapid, speedy

DeclensionEdit

Third-declension one-termination adjective.

Number Singular Plural
Case / Gender Masc./Fem. Neuter Masc./Fem. Neuter
Nominative vēlōx vēlōcēs vēlōcia
Genitive vēlōcis vēlōcium
Dative vēlōcī vēlōcibus
Accusative vēlōcem vēlōx vēlōcēs vēlōcia
Ablative vēlōcī vēlōcibus
Vocative vēlōx vēlōcēs vēlōcia

Derived termsEdit

DescendantsEdit

  • English: velocity
  • French: véloce
  • Italian: veloce
  • Portuguese: veloz
  • Spanish: veloz

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