benedictus

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Latin[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Perfect passive participle of benedīcō (I speak well (of)), from bene (well) + dīcō (speak).

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /bɛ.nɛˈdɪk.tʊs/

Noun[edit]

benedictus m (genitive benedictī); second declension

  1. (Ecclesiastical Latin) a blessed person

Inflection[edit]

Second declension.

Number Singular Plural
nominative benedictus benedictī
genitive benedictī benedictōrum
dative benedictō benedictīs
accusative benedictum benedictōs
ablative benedictō benedictīs
vocative benedicte benedictī

Participle[edit]

benedictus m (feminine benedicta, neuter benedictum); first/second declension

  1. (Ecclesiastical Latin) blessed, having been blessed

Inflection[edit]

First/second declension.

Number Singular Plural
Case / Gender Masculine Feminine Neuter Masculine Feminine Neuter
nominative benedictus benedicta benedictum benedictī benedictae benedicta
genitive benedictī benedictae benedictī benedictōrum benedictārum benedictōrum
dative benedictō benedictae benedictō benedictīs benedictīs benedictīs
accusative benedictum benedictam benedictum benedictōs benedictās benedicta
ablative benedictō benedictā benedictō benedictīs benedictīs benedictīs
vocative benedicte benedicta benedictum benedictī benedictae benedicta

Descendants[edit]