certus

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Latin[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Derived from the perfect passive participle of cernō.[1]

Pronunciation[edit]

Adjective[edit]

certus m (feminine certa, neuter certum); first/second declension

  1. certain
  2. fixed, settled, firm
  3. resolved, determined
  4. sure

Inflection[edit]

First/second declension.

Number Singular Plural
Case \ Gender Masculine Feminine Neuter Masculine Feminine Neuter
nominative certus certa certum certī certae certa
genitive certī certae certī certōrum certārum certōrum
dative certō certae certō certīs certīs certīs
accusative certum certam certum certōs certās certa
ablative certō certā certō certīs certīs certīs
vocative certe certa certum certī certae certa

Descendants[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ “certo” in: Alberto Nocentini, Alessandro Parenti, “l'Etimologico — Vocabolario della lingua italiana”, Le Monnier, 2010, ISBN 978-88-00-20781-2