civilis

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Etymology[edit]

From cīvis (citizen) +‎ -ilis.

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cīvīlis m, f (neuter cīvīle); third declension

  1. Of or pertaining to citizens; civic, civil.
  2. Of or pertaining to public or political life; public, political.
  3. (figuratively) Courteous, polite, civil, affable, urbane.
  4. (substantive) courtesy, civility

Inflection[edit]

Third declension, neuter nominative singular in -e.

Number Singular Plural
Case \ Gender Masc./Fem. Neuter Masc./Fem. Neuter
nominative cīvīlis cīvīle cīvīlēs cīvīlia
genitive cīvīlis cīvīlis cīvīlium cīvīlium
dative cīvīlī cīvīlī cīvīlibus cīvīlibus
accusative cīvīlem cīvīle cīvīlēs cīvīlia
ablative cīvīlī cīvīlī cīvīlibus cīvīlibus
vocative cīvīlis cīvīle cīvīlēs cīvīlia

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References[edit]

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