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).

Pronunciation[edit]

  • (Classical) IPA(key): /beˈaː.tus/, [beˈaː.t̪ʊs]
  • (Ecclesiastical) IPA(key): /beˈa.tus/, [bɛˈaː.t̪us]
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Adjective[edit]

beātus (feminine beāta, neuter beātum, comparative beātior, superlative beātissimus, adverb beātē); first/second-declension adjective

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

Declension[edit]

  • Sometimes poetic beātum is seen for beātōrum.

First/second-declension adjective.

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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Descendants[edit]

  • Catalan: beat
  • Italian: beato
  • Portuguese: beato
  • Spanish: beato

Noun[edit]

beātus m (genitive beātī, feminine beāta); second declension

  1. happy or fortunate person

Declension[edit]

First/second-declension adjective.

Number Singular Plural
Case / Gender Masculine Feminine Masculine Feminine
Nominative beātus beāta beātī beātae
Genitive beātī beātae beātōrum beātārum
Dative beātō beātīs beātīs
Accusative beātum beātam beātōs beātās
Ablative beātō beātā beātīs beātīs
Vocative beāte beāta beātī beātae

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 Gaffiot, Félix (1934) Dictionnaire Illustré Latin-Français, Hachette
  • 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