dignus

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Latin[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Indo-European *deḱ-no, from *deḱ- (to take).

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Adjective[edit]

dīgnus m (feminine dīgna, neuter dīgnum); first/second declension

  1. appropriate, fitting, worthy, meet
    Vere dignum et justum est... - "It is altogether fitting and just..." (from the Preface of the Roman Liturgy)

Inflection[edit]

First/second declension.

Number Singular Plural
Case \ Gender Masculine Feminine Neuter Masculine Feminine Neuter
nominative dīgnus dīgna dīgnum dīgnī dīgnae dīgna
genitive dīgnī dīgnae dīgnī dīgnōrum dīgnārum dīgnōrum
dative dīgnō dīgnae dīgnō dīgnīs dīgnīs dīgnīs
accusative dīgnum dīgnam dīgnum dīgnōs dīgnās dīgna
ablative dīgnō dīgnā dīgnō dīgnīs dīgnīs dīgnīs
vocative dīgne dīgna dīgnum dīgnī dīgnae dīgna

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