acerbitas

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Latin[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From acerbus (bitter) + -itās (-ity)

Pronunciation[edit]

  • (Classical) IPA(key): /aˈkerbitaːs/
  • (Ecclesiastical) IPA(key): /aˈt͡ʃerbitas/

Noun[edit]

acerbitās f (genitive acerbitātis); third declension

  1. sourness of taste, with bitterness and astringency, like that of unripe fruit.
  2. (figuratively) harshness, severity.
  3. (figuratively) sorrow
  4. vocative singular of acerbitās

Inflection[edit]

Third declension.

Number Singular Plural
nominative acerbitās acerbitātēs
genitive acerbitātis acerbitātum
dative acerbitātī acerbitātibus
accusative acerbitātem acerbitātēs
ablative acerbitāte acerbitātibus
vocative acerbitās acerbitātēs

Descendants[edit]