cupidus

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Latin[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From cupiō +‎ -idus.

Pronunciation[edit]

Adjective[edit]

cupidus (feminine cupida, neuter cupidum, comparative cupidior, superlative cupidissimus); first/second-declension adjective

  1. eager, passionate
  2. greedy
  3. wanton, lecherous

Declension[edit]

First/second-declension adjective.

Number Singular Plural
Case / Gender Masculine Feminine Neuter Masculine Feminine Neuter
Nominative cupidus cupida cupidum cupidī cupidae cupida
Genitive cupidī cupidae cupidī cupidōrum cupidārum cupidōrum
Dative cupidō cupidō cupidīs
Accusative cupidum cupidam cupidum cupidōs cupidās cupida
Ablative cupidō cupidā cupidō cupidīs
Vocative cupide cupida cupidum cupidī cupidae cupida

Descendants[edit]

References[edit]

  • cupidus in Charlton T. Lewis and Charles Short (1879) A Latin Dictionary, Oxford: Clarendon Press
  • cupidus in Gaffiot, Félix (1934) Dictionnaire Illustré Latin-Français, Hachette
  • Carl Meissner; Henry William Auden (1894) Latin Phrase-Book[1], London: Macmillan and Co.
    • a demagogue, agitator: plebis dux, vulgi turbator, civis turbulentus, civis rerum novarum cupidus
    • revolutionists: homines seditiosi, turbulenti or novarum rerum cupidi
    • to hold revolutionary opinions: novarum rerum cupidum esse