Latin edit

Etymology edit

Extended from the prefix ve- (deficiency)

Pronunciation edit

Adjective edit

vēscus (feminine vēsca, neuter vēscum); first/second-declension adjective

  1. thin, attenuated

Declension edit

First/second-declension adjective.

Number Singular Plural
Case / Gender Masculine Feminine Neuter Masculine Feminine Neuter
Nominative vēscus vēsca vēscum vēscī vēscae vēsca
Genitive vēscī vēscae vēscī vēscōrum vēscārum vēscōrum
Dative vēscō vēscō vēscīs
Accusative vēscum vēscam vēscum vēscōs vēscās vēsca
Ablative vēscō vēscā vēscō vēscīs
Vocative vēsce vēsca vēscum vēscī vēscae vēsca

Descendants edit

  • Aromanian: veashtid
  • Portuguese: biscato, vesco
  • Romanian: veșted

References edit

  • vescus”, in Charlton T. Lewis and Charles Short (1879) A Latin Dictionary, Oxford: Clarendon Press
  • vescus”, in Charlton T. Lewis (1891) An Elementary Latin Dictionary, New York: Harper & Brothers
  • vescus in Charles du Fresne du Cange’s Glossarium Mediæ et Infimæ Latinitatis (augmented edition with additions by D. P. Carpenterius, Adelungius and others, edited by Léopold Favre, 1883–1887)
  • vescus in Gaffiot, Félix (1934) Dictionnaire illustré latin-français, Hachette
  • De Vaan, Michiel (2008) Etymological Dictionary of Latin and the other Italic Languages (Leiden Indo-European Etymological Dictionary Series; 7)‎[1], Leiden, Boston: Brill, →ISBN