dexteritas

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Latin[edit]

Etymology[edit]

dexter (right; skillful; fortunate, favorable; proper, fitting) +‎ -tās

Noun[edit]

dexteritās f (genitive dexteritātis); third declension

  1. dexterity, aptness, readiness
  2. prosperity, felicity

Inflection[edit]

Third declension.

Case Singular Plural
nominative dexteritās dexteritātēs
genitive dexteritātis dexteritātum
dative dexteritātī dexteritātibus
accusative dexteritātem dexteritātēs
ablative dexteritāte dexteritātibus
vocative dexteritās dexteritātēs

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References[edit]

  • dexteritas in Charlton T. Lewis and Charles Short (1879) A Latin Dictionary, Oxford: Clarendon Press
  • dexteritas in Charlton T. Lewis (1891) An Elementary Latin Dictionary, New York: Harper & Brothers
  • dexteritas in Gaffiot, Félix (1934) Dictionnaire Illustré Latin-Français, Hachette