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cārissimus (feminine cārissima, neuter cārissimum); first/second declension

  1. dearest, most or very beloved


First/second declension.

Number Singular Plural
Case / Gender Masculine Feminine Neuter Masculine Feminine Neuter
nominative cārissimus cārissima cārissimum cārissimī cārissimae cārissima
genitive cārissimī cārissimae cārissimī cārissimōrum cārissimārum cārissimōrum
dative cārissimō cārissimō cārissimīs
accusative cārissimum cārissimam cārissimum cārissimōs cārissimās cārissima
ablative cārissimō cārissimā cārissimō cārissimīs
vocative cārissime cārissima cārissimum cārissimī cārissimae cārissima


  • du Cange, Charles (1883), “carissimus”, in G. A. Louis Henschel, Pierre Carpentier, Léopold Favre, editors, Glossarium Mediæ et Infimæ Latinitatis (in Latin), Niort: L. Favre
  • carissimus” in Félix Gaffiot’s Dictionnaire Illustré Latin-Français, Hachette (1934)
  • Carl Meissner; Henry William Auden (1894) Latin Phrase-Book[1], London: Macmillan and Co.
    • my dear father: pater optime or carissime, mi pater (vid. sect. XII. 10)