augustus

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augustus m (uncountable)

  1. August (month)

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Etymology[edit]

From augeō (increase, grow, honor). The month sextīlis was renamed after the emperor Augustus Caesar

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augustus (feminine augusta, neuter augustum); first/second declension

  1. august, majestic, venerable
  2. of August, the sixth month of the Roman calendar
  3. Augustan (pertaining to the Emperor Augustus)
  4. imperial, royal

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  • Originally a word of religious use, but given as a title to the emperor Augustus
  • In Latin, the month names are used as adjectives. In the Classical period, this adjective modifies a noun identifying a particular day, from which the date was reckoned. In Medieval Latin and later periods, the adjective modifies a numeral for the day of the month.

Inflection[edit]

First/second declension.

Number Singular Plural
Case / Gender Masculine Feminine Neuter Masculine Feminine Neuter
nominative augustus augusta augustum augustī augustae augusta
genitive augustī augustae augustī augustōrum augustārum augustōrum
dative augustō augustō augustīs
accusative augustum augustam augustum augustōs augustās augusta
ablative augustō augustā augustō augustīs
vocative auguste augusta augustum augustī augustae augusta

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References[edit]

  • augustus in Charlton T. Lewis and Charles Short (1879) A Latin Dictionary, Oxford: Clarendon Press
  • augustus in Charlton T. Lewis (1891) An Elementary Latin Dictionary, New York: Harper & Brothers
  • du Cange, Charles (1883), “augustus”, in G. A. Louis Henschel, Pierre Carpentier, Léopold Favre, editors, Glossarium Mediæ et Infimæ Latinitatis (in Latin), Niort: L. Favre
  • augustus” in Félix Gaffiot’s Dictionnaire Illustré Latin-Français, Hachette (1934)
  • augustus in The Perseus Project (1999) Perseus Encyclopedia[1]
  • augustus in Harry Thurston Peck, editor (1898) Harper's Dictionary of Classical Antiquities, New York: Harper & Brothers
  • augustus in William Smith, editor (1848) A Dictionary of Greek Biography and Mythology, London: John Murray
  • augustus in William Smith et al., editor (1890) A Dictionary of Greek and Roman Antiquities, London: William Wayte. G. E. Marindin

Latvian[edit]

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augustus m

  1. accusative plural form of augusts

Limburgish[edit]

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Noun[edit]

augustus

  1. August (month)

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Etymology[edit]

From Latin augustus.

Noun[edit]

augustus

  1. August

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