candidus

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Latin[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From candeō (I shine) +‎ -idus.

Pronunciation[edit]

Adjective[edit]

candidus (feminine candida, neuter candidum); first/second declension

  1. shining white
    Toga candida.
    Pure white toga.
    Synonyms: albidus, albus, lacteolus
    Antonyms: niger
  2. clear, bright
  3. fair, beautiful

Inflection[edit]

First/second declension.

Number Singular Plural
Case / Gender Masculine Feminine Neuter Masculine Feminine Neuter
nominative candidus candida candidum candidī candidae candida
genitive candidī candidae candidī candidōrum candidārum candidōrum
dative candidō candidō candidīs
accusative candidum candidam candidum candidōs candidās candida
ablative candidō candidā candidō candidīs
vocative candide candida candidum candidī candidae candida

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References[edit]

  • candidus in Charlton T. Lewis and Charles Short (1879) A Latin Dictionary, Oxford: Clarendon Press
  • candidus in Charlton T. Lewis (1891) An Elementary Latin Dictionary, New York: Harper & Brothers
  • candidus in Gaffiot, Félix (1934) Dictionnaire Illustré Latin-Français, Hachette
  • candidus in William Smith, editor (1848) A Dictionary of Greek Biography and Mythology, London: John Murray