fidelis

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Latin[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From fidēs (faith, trust)

Pronunciation[edit]

Adjective[edit]

fidēlis m, f (neuter fidēle); third declension

  1. faithful, loyal
  2. true, trustworthy, dependable

Inflection[edit]

Third declension, neuter nominative singular in -e.

Number Singular Plural
Case \ Gender Masc./Fem. Neuter Masc./Fem. Neuter
nominative fidēlis fidēle fidēlēs fidēlia
genitive fidēlis fidēlis fidēlium fidēlium
dative fidēlī fidēlī fidēlibus fidēlibus
accusative fidēlem fidēle fidēlēs fidēlia
ablative fidēlī fidēlī fidēlibus fidēlibus
vocative fidēlis fidēle fidēlēs fidēlia

Descendants[edit]

Noun[edit]

fidēlis m (genitive fidēlis); third declension

  1. a confidant, trustworthy person

Inflection[edit]

Third declension.

Number Singular Plural
nominative fidēlis fidēlēs
genitive fidēlis fidēlum
dative fidēlī fidēlibus
accusative fidēlem fidēlēs
ablative fidēle fidēlibus
vocative fidēlis fidēlēs

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