urbanitas

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Latin[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From urbānus (of or pertaining to the city) +‎ -itās.

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

urbānitās f (genitive urbānitātis); third declension

  1. An instance of living in the city; city life.
  2. City fashions or manners; refinement, politeness, courtesy, urbanity, sophistication.
  3. (of speech) Delicacy, elegance or refinement of speech; wit, humor, pleasantry, raillery; trickery, knavery.

Inflection[edit]

Third declension.

Number Singular Plural
nominative urbānitās urbānitātēs
genitive urbānitātis urbānitātum
dative urbānitātī urbānitātibus
accusative urbānitātem urbānitātēs
ablative urbānitāte urbānitātibus
vocative urbānitās urbānitātēs

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References[edit]

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