facultas

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Latin[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Italic *fakelitāts, related to facilis. Compare with facilitās.

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

facultās f (genitive facultātis); third declension

  1. ability, skill
  2. opportunity, chance
  3. faculty (group of teachers)

Declension[edit]

Third-declension noun.

Case Singular Plural
Nominative facultās facultātēs
Genitive facultātis facultātum
Dative facultātī facultātibus
Accusative facultātem facultātēs
Ablative facultāte facultātibus
Vocative facultās facultātēs

Descendants[edit]

References[edit]

  • facultas in Charlton T. Lewis and Charles Short (1879) A Latin Dictionary, Oxford: Clarendon Press
  • facultas in Charlton T. Lewis (1891) An Elementary Latin Dictionary, New York: Harper & Brothers
  • facultas in Charles du Fresne du Cange’s Glossarium Mediæ et Infimæ Latinitatis (augmented edition with additions by D. P. Carpenterius, Adelungius and others, edited by Léopold Favre, 1883–1887)
  • facultas in Gaffiot, Félix (1934) Dictionnaire illustré Latin-Français, Hachette
  • Carl Meißner; Henry William Auden (1894) Latin Phrase-Book[1], London: Macmillan and Co.
    • to give a man the opportunity of doing a thing: facultatem alicui dare alicuius rei or ut possit...
    • to deprive a man of the chance of doing a thing: facultatem, potestatem alicui eripere, adimere
    • no opportunity of carrying out an object presents itself: nulla est facultas alicuius rei
    • oratorical talent: facultas dicendi
    • to be very rich: opibus, divitiis, bonis, facultatibus abundare
  • facultas in Ramminger, Johann (accessed 16 July 2016) Neulateinische Wortliste: Ein Wörterbuch des Lateinischen von Petrarca bis 1700[2], pre-publication website, 2005-2016

Portuguese[edit]

Verb[edit]

facultas

  1. second-person singular present indicative of facultar

Spanish[edit]

Verb[edit]

facultas

  1. Informal second-person singular () present indicative form of facultar.