facetus

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Esperanto[edit]

Verb[edit]

facetus

  1. conditional of faceti

Latin[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Some connect this along with faciēs, fax, focus, from Proto-Indo-European *bʰeh- (to shine). Cognate with Ancient Greek φαίνω (phaínō, to shine). And in turn this with Proto-Indo-European *bʰeh₂- (to say), whence Latin for, Ancient Greek φημί (phēmí), φωνή (phōnḗ).

Pronunciation[edit]

Adjective[edit]

facētus m (feminine facēta, neuter facētum); first/second declension

  1. elegant, fine
  2. courteous, polite
  3. witty, jocose, facetious

Inflection[edit]

First/second declension.

Number Singular Plural
Case \ Gender Masculine Feminine Neuter Masculine Feminine Neuter
nominative facētus facēta facētum facētī facētae facēta
genitive facētī facētae facētī facētōrum facētārum facētōrum
dative facētō facētae facētō facētīs facētīs facētīs
accusative facētum facētam facētum facētōs facētās facēta
ablative facētō facētā facētō facētīs facētīs facētīs
vocative facēte facēta facētum facētī facētae facēta

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Descendants[edit]

References[edit]

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