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femininus

Μή, φίλα ψυχά, βίον ἀθάνατον σπεῦδε, τὰν δ' ἔμπρακτον ἄντλει μαχανάν → Oh! my soul do not aspire to eternal life, but exhaust the limits of the possible
Pindar, Pythian, 3.61f.

Latin > English (Lewis & Short)

fēmĭnīnus: a, um, adj. femina, in gram.,
I of the feminine gender, feminine: nomen, Varr. R. R. 3, 5, 6; Quint. 1, 5, 54; 1, 6, 14 et saep.; cf.: quae feminina positione mares significant, id. 1, 4, 24: funis masculinum sit an femininum, id. 1, 4, 24: sexus, Dig. 2, 8, 2, § 3; Gai. Inst. 1, 130: persona, id. ib. 1, 150; 3, 24.—Adv.: fēmĭnīnē, femininely, of the feminine gender (postclass.), Arn. 1, 36; Charis. p. 55 P.; Fest. s. v. Petronia, p. 250, 15 Müll.

Latin > French (Gaffiot 2016)

fēmĭnīnus,¹⁵ a, um (femina), féminin, de femme : Plin. 10, 189 ; Quint. 1, 4, 24 || [gramm.] du genre féminin : Varro R. 3, 5, 6 ; Quint. 1, 5, 54.

Latin > German (Georges)

fēminīnus, a, um (femina), weiblich, eines Weibes, a) eig. (Ggstz. masculus, masculinus), vocula, Titin. com. 171: calcei, Apul. met. 7, 8: sexus, Ulp. dig. 2, 8, 2. § 3. Vulg. gen. 6, 19 u. exod. 1, 22. – subst., neque est in his masculum femininumve, und sie haben weder männliches noch weibl. Geschlecht, Plin. 10, 189. – b) übtr., als gramm. t. t., weiblich, weiblichen Geschlechts (Ggstz. masculinus), nomen, Varro u. Quint.: genus, Arnob.: ›funis‹ masculinum sit an femininum, Quint.

Latin > English

femininus feminina, femininum ADJ :: woman's; female, feminine; proper to/typical of a woman