clandestinus

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Latin[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From an earlier adverb *clam-de (secretly) (from clam and -de, also seen in unde, etc.), to which the suffix -stīnus was added.

Pronunciation[edit]

Adjective[edit]

clandestīnus (feminine clandestīna, neuter clandestīnum); first/second declension

  1. clandestine, secret, concealed

Inflection[edit]

First/second declension.

Number Singular Plural
Case / Gender Masculine Feminine Neuter Masculine Feminine Neuter
nominative clandestīnus clandestīna clandestīnum clandestīnī clandestīnae clandestīna
genitive clandestīnī clandestīnae clandestīnī clandestīnōrum clandestīnārum clandestīnōrum
dative clandestīnō clandestīnō clandestīnīs
accusative clandestīnum clandestīnam clandestīnum clandestīnōs clandestīnās clandestīna
ablative clandestīnō clandestīnā clandestīnō clandestīnīs
vocative clandestīne clandestīna clandestīnum clandestīnī clandestīnae clandestīna

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References[edit]

  • De Vaan, Michiel (2008) Etymological Dictionary of Latin and the other Italic Languages (Leiden Indo-European Etymological Dictionary Series; 7), Leiden, Boston: Brill, page 117: “clam”
  • clandestinus in Charlton T. Lewis and Charles Short (1879) A Latin Dictionary, Oxford: Clarendon Press
  • clandestinus in Charlton T. Lewis (1891) An Elementary Latin Dictionary, New York: Harper & Brothers
  • clandestinus in Gaffiot, Félix (1934) Dictionnaire Illustré Latin-Français [Illustrated Latin-French Dictionary], Hachette