vetulus

LatinEdit

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EtymologyEdit

From vetus (old) +‎ -ulus.

PronunciationEdit

AdjectiveEdit

vetulus (feminine vetula, neuter vetulum); first/second-declension adjective

  1. old; little old, poor old
    • 1522, The Profane Feast (Conuiuium profanum):
      Vetulus canis non facile assuescit loro ("It is hard to accustom an old dog to a leash")

DeclensionEdit

First/second-declension adjective.

Number Singular Plural
Case / Gender Masculine Feminine Neuter Masculine Feminine Neuter
Nominative vetulus vetula vetulum vetulī vetulae vetula
Genitive vetulī vetulae vetulī vetulōrum vetulārum vetulōrum
Dative vetulō vetulō vetulīs
Accusative vetulum vetulam vetulum vetulōs vetulās vetula
Ablative vetulō vetulā vetulō vetulīs
Vocative vetule vetula vetulum vetulī vetulae vetula

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NounEdit

vetulus m (genitive vetulī); second declension

  1. old man; little old man
    • Genesis 18:12 (in Latin)
      "et dominus meus vetulus ("and my lord is an old man")

DeclensionEdit

Second-declension noun.

Case Singular Plural
Nominative vetulus vetulī
Genitive vetulī vetulōrum
Dative vetulō vetulīs
Accusative vetulum vetulōs
Ablative vetulō vetulīs
Vocative vetule vetulī

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