calamitas

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Latin[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Latin kadamitās.

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

calamitās f ‎(genitive calamitātis); third declension

  1. loss, damage, harm
  2. misfortune, disaster
  3. military defeat
  4. blight, crop failure

Inflection[edit]

Third declension.

Case Singular Plural
nominative calamitās calamitātēs
genitive calamitātis calamitātum
dative calamitātī calamitātibus
accusative calamitātem calamitātēs
ablative calamitāte calamitātibus
vocative calamitās calamitātēs

Descendants[edit]

References[edit]

  • calamitas” in Charlton T. Lewis & Charles Short, A Latin Dictionary, Oxford: Clarendon Press, 1879.
  • calamitas” in Félix Gaffiot (1934), Dictionnaire Illustré Latin-Français, Paris: Hachette.
  • Meissner, Carl; Auden, Henry William (1894) Latin Phrase-Book[1], London: Macmillan and Co.
    • to be overtaken by calamity: in calamitatem incidere
    • to suffer mishap: calamitatem accipere, subire
    • to live a life free from all misfortune: nihil calamitatis (in vita) videre
    • to drain the cup of sorrow.[1: calamitatem haurire
    • to bring mishap, ruin on a person: calamitatem, pestem inferre alicui
    • to be the victim of misfortune: calamitatibus affligi
    • to be overwhelmed with misfortune: calamitatibus obrui
    • to come to the end of one's troubles: calamitatibus defungi
    • schooled by adversity: calamitate doctus