civilis

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Etymology[edit]

From cīvis ‎(citizen) +‎ -ilis.

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Adjective[edit]

cīvīlis m, f ‎(neuter cīvīle); third declension

  1. Of or pertaining to citizens; civic, civil.
  2. Of or pertaining to public or political life; public, political.
  3. (figuratively) Courteous, polite, civil, affable, urbane.
  4. (substantive) courtesy, civility

Inflection[edit]

Third declension.

Number Singular Plural
Case / Gender Masc./Fem. Neuter Masc./Fem. Neuter
nominative cīvīlis cīvīle cīvīlēs cīvīlia
genitive cīvīlis cīvīlium
dative cīvīlī cīvīlibus
accusative cīvīlem cīvīle cīvīlēs cīvīlia
ablative cīvīlī cīvīlibus
vocative cīvīlis cīvīle cīvīlēs cīvīlia

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References[edit]

  • civilis in Charlton T. Lewis & Charles Short (1879) A Latin Dictionary, Oxford: Clarendon Press
  • civilis in Charlton T. Lewis (1891) An Elementary Latin Dictionary, New York: Harper & Brothers
  • CIVILIS in Charles du Fresne du Cange’s Glossarium Mediæ et Infimæ Latinitatis (augmented edition, 1883–1887)
  • civilis 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 teach some one letters: erudire aliquem artibus, litteris (but erudire aliquem in iure civili, in re militari)
    • statesmen: viri rerum civilium, rei publicae gerendae periti or viri in re publica prudentes
    • statesmanship; political wisdom: prudentia (civilis) (De Or. 1. 19. 85)
    • political questions: res civiles
    • to enter the whirlpool of political strife: se civilibus fluctibus committere
  • civilis in Harry Thurston Peck, editor (1898) Harper's Dictionary of Classical Antiquities, New York: Harper & Brothers