Re: [tied] Green

From: P&G
Message: 18342
Date: 2003-01-31

> The of <viridis> is slightly unusual -- <viridum>, not

Only once, in Poetry, where the form viridium will not scan. Elsewhere we
get viridium as normal (and viridia for the neut plural). So that's not a
problem for us.

The -is ending rather than -us looks like analogy, and Piotr's suggestion of
virilis as the source seems excellent.