facetus

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Esperanto[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

  • (file)
  • IPA(key): /faˈt͡setus/
  • Hyphenation: fa‧ce‧tus
  • Rhymes: -etus

Verb[edit]

facetus

  1. conditional of faceti

Latin[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Indo-European *ǵʰweh₂k- (to shine). Cognate with fax, Lithuanian žvakė (candle).

Pronunciation[edit]

Adjective[edit]

facētus (feminine facēta, neuter facētum, comparative facētior, superlative facētissimus); first/second-declension adjective

  1. elegant, fine
  2. courteous, polite
  3. witty, jocose, facetious

Declension[edit]

First/second-declension adjective.

Number Singular Plural
Case / Gender Masculine Feminine Neuter Masculine Feminine Neuter
Nominative facētus facēta facētum facētī facētae facēta
Genitive facētī facētae facētī facētōrum facētārum facētōrum
Dative facētō facētō facētīs
Accusative facētum facētam facētum facētōs facētās facēta
Ablative facētō facētā facētō facētīs
Vocative facēte facēta facētum facētī facētae facēta

Related terms[edit]

Descendants[edit]

  • English: facetious
  • French: facétieux
  • Italian: faceto
  • Portuguese: faceto
  • Spanish: faceto
  • Polish: facet

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