celeber

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Latin[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Perhaps root cognate with clueo, from Proto-Indo-European *ḱlew-; alternatively (if the rare meaning of "swift, in rapid succession" is to be taken as primary) connected with celer (with Greek κέλλω from a root *kel-). Jackson An Etymological Dictionary of the Latin Language (1828:77).

Pronunciation[edit]

Adjective[edit]

celeber m ‎(feminine celebris, neuter celebre); third declension

  1. containing a multitude, numerous, frequent
  2. crowded, populous
  3. honored by a great assembly, famous, celebrated, renowned

Inflection[edit]

Third declension, masculine nominative singular in -er, neuter in -e.

Number Singular Plural
Case / Gender Masculine Feminine Neuter Masculine Feminine Neuter
nominative celeber celebris celebre celebrēs celebrēs celebria
genitive celebris celebris celebris celebrium celebrium celebrium
dative celebrī celebrī celebrī celebribus celebribus celebribus
accusative celebrem celebrem celebre celebrēs celebrēs celebria
ablative celebrī celebrī celebrī celebribus celebribus celebribus
vocative celeber celebris celebre celebrēs celebrēs celebria

Descendants[edit]