antiquitas

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Latin[edit]

Noun[edit]

antīquitās f (genitive antīquitātis); third declension

  1. antiquity (ancient times)
  2. the good old days
  3. the ancients
  4. age
  5. integrity

Declension[edit]

Third-declension noun.

Case Singular Plural
Nominative antīquitās antīquitātēs
Genitive antīquitātis antīquitātum
Dative antīquitātī antīquitātibus
Accusative antīquitātem antīquitātēs
Ablative antīquitāte antīquitātibus
Vocative antīquitās antīquitātēs

Descendants[edit]

  • Catalan: antiguitat
  • English: antiquity
  • French: antiquité
  • Italian: antichità

References[edit]

  • antiquitas in Charlton T. Lewis and Charles Short (1879) A Latin Dictionary, Oxford: Clarendon Press
  • antiquitas in Charlton T. Lewis (1891) An Elementary Latin Dictionary, New York: Harper & Brothers
  • antiquitas in Charles du Fresne du Cange’s Glossarium Mediæ et Infimæ Latinitatis (augmented edition, 1883–1887)
  • antiquitas in Gaffiot, Félix (1934) Dictionnaire Illustré Latin-Français, Hachette
  • Carl Meissner; Henry William Auden (1894) Latin Phrase-Book[1], London: Macmillan and Co.
    • ancient history: antiquitatis memoria
    • to go back to the remote ages: repetere ab ultima (extrema, prisca) antiquitate (vetustate), ab heroicis temporibus
    • Cato's speeches sound archaic: orationes Catonis antiquitatem redolent (Brut. 21. 82)
    • to be of noble family: generis antiquitate florere