caelestis

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Etymology[edit]

From caelum (heaven, sky).

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Adjective[edit]

caelestis m, f (neuter caeleste); third declension

  1. celestial, of or in the heavens
  2. (figuratively) divine, of the gods
  3. (figuratively) magnificent, preeminent, god-like
  4. (substantive) a deity

Inflection[edit]

Third declension, neuter nominative singular in -e.

Number Singular Plural
Case \ Gender Masc./Fem. Neuter Masc./Fem. Neuter
nominative caelestis caeleste caelestēs caelestia
genitive caelestis caelestis caelestium caelestium
dative caelestī caelestī caelestibus caelestibus
accusative caelestem caeleste caelestēs caelestia
ablative caelestī caelestī caelestibus caelestibus
vocative caelestis caeleste caelestēs caelestia

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References[edit]

  • caelestis in Charlton T. Lewis & Charles Short, A Latin Dictionary, Oxford: Clarendon Press, 1879