serenus

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Latin[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Uncertain, but a suffixed descendant of Proto-Indo-European *kseros has been suggested.[1]

Pronunciation[edit]

Adjective[edit]

serēnus m (feminine serēna, neuter serēnum); first/second declension

  1. Clear, fair, bright, serene, tranquil.
  2. That clears the sky or brings fair weather.
  3. (figuratively) Cheerful, glad, joyous.

Inflection[edit]

First/second declension.

Number Singular Plural
Case \ Gender Masculine Feminine Neuter Masculine Feminine Neuter
nominative serēnus serēna serēnum serēnī serēnae serēna
genitive serēnī serēnae serēnī serēnōrum serēnārum serēnōrum
dative serēnō serēnae serēnō serēnīs serēnīs serēnīs
accusative serēnum serēnam serēnum serēnōs serēnās serēna
ablative serēnō serēnā serēnō serēnīs serēnīs serēnīs
vocative serēne serēna serēnum serēnī serēnae serēna

Derived terms[edit]

Descendants[edit]

References[edit]

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

References[edit]

  1. ^ The Oxford English Dictionary, 2nd ed., Clarendon Press, 1989.