beatus

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English[edit]

Noun[edit]

beatus (plural beati)

  1. (religion) A person who has been beatified.

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Latin[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Perfect passive participle of beō (make happy).

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Adjective[edit]

beātus (feminine beāta, neuter beātum); first/second declension

  1. happy, fortunate
  2. prosperous, wealthy
  3. copious, sumptuous
  4. (substantive) happy or fortunate person
  5. (Medieval Latin, Ecclesiastical Latin) blessed

Inflection[edit]

First/second declension.

Number Singular Plural
Case / Gender Masculine Feminine Neuter Masculine Feminine Neuter
nominative beātus beāta beātum beātī beātae beāta
genitive beātī beātae beātī beātōrum beātārum beātōrum
dative beātō beātō beātīs
accusative beātum beātam beātum beātōs beātās beāta
ablative beātō beātā beātō beātīs
vocative beāte beāta beātum beātī beātae beāta

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References[edit]

  • beatus in Charlton T. Lewis and Charles Short (1879) A Latin Dictionary, Oxford: Clarendon Press
  • beatus in Charlton T. Lewis (1891) An Elementary Latin Dictionary, New York: Harper & Brothers
  • beatus” in Félix Gaffiot’s Dictionnaire Illustré Latin-Français, Hachette (1934)
  • Carl Meissner; Henry William Auden (1894) Latin Phrase-Book[1], London: Macmillan and Co.
    • (ambiguous) to live a happy (unhappy) life: vitam beatam (miseram) degere
    • (ambiguous) happiness, bliss: beata vita, beate vivere, beatum esse