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VerbEdit

vivus

  1. conditional of vivi

IdoEdit

VerbEdit

vivus

  1. conditional of vivar

LatinEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Proto-Italic *gʷīwos, from Proto-Indo-European *gʷih₃wós ‎(alive), from *gʷeyh₃- ‎(to live) + *-wós (whence Latin -vus).

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AdjectiveEdit

vīvus m ‎(feminine vīva, neuter vīvum); first/second declension

  1. alive, living
  2. (of inanimate things) having properties like a living thing, e.g. moving, fresh, uncut
  3. (substantive) living thing

InflectionEdit

First/second declension.

Number Singular Plural
Case / Gender Masculine Feminine Neuter Masculine Feminine Neuter
nominative vīvus vīva vīvum vīvī vīvae vīva
genitive vīvī vīvae vīvī vīvōrum vīvārum vīvōrum
dative vīvō vīvō vīvīs
accusative vīvum vīvam vīvum vīvōs vīvās vīva
ablative vīvō vīvā vīvō vīvīs
vocative vīve vīva vīvum vīvī vīvae vīva

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ReferencesEdit

  • vivus in Charlton T. Lewis & Charles Short (1879) A Latin Dictionary, Oxford: Clarendon Press
  • vivus in Charlton T. Lewis (1891) An Elementary Latin Dictionary, New York: Harper & Brothers
  • VIVUS in Charles du Fresne du Cange’s Glossarium Mediæ et Infimæ Latinitatis (augmented edition, 1883–1887)
  • vivus in Félix Gaffiot (1934), Dictionnaire Illustré Latin-Français, Paris: Hachette.
  • Meissner, Carl; Auden, Henry William (1894) Latin Phrase-Book[1], London: Macmillan and Co.
    • running water: aqua viva, profluens (opp. stagnum)
    • (ambiguous) to take a person alive: capere aliquem vivum
    • (ambiguous) I do not take that too strictly: non id ad vivum reseco (Lael. 5. 8)
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