honestus

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Latin[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From honor (honor or honour, esteem).

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honestus m (feminine honesta, neuter honestum); first/second declension

  1. Full of or regarded with honor or honour; honorable or honourable, of high birth, noble, distinguished, respectable, eminent.
  2. Bringing or deserving honor or honour; worthy, creditable, respectable; decent, virtuous.
  3. (of one's appearance) Fine, handsome, beautiful, becoming, noble.

Inflection[edit]

First/second declension.

Number Singular Plural
Case \ Gender Masculine Feminine Neuter Masculine Feminine Neuter
nominative honestus honesta honestum honestī honestae honesta
genitive honestī honestae honestī honestōrum honestārum honestōrum
dative honestō honestae honestō honestīs honestīs honestīs
accusative honestum honestam honestum honestōs honestās honesta
ablative honestō honestā honestō honestīs honestīs honestīs
vocative honeste honesta honestum honestī honestae honesta

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References[edit]

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