facultas

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Latin[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From facilis. Compare with facilitās.

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

facultās f (genitive facultātis); third declension

  1. ability, skill
  2. opportunity, chance

Inflection[edit]

Third declension.

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
  • du Cange, Charles (1883), “facultas”, in G. A. Louis Henschel, Pierre Carpentier, Léopold Favre, editors, Glossarium Mediæ et Infimæ Latinitatis (in Latin), Niort: L. Favre
  • facultas” in Félix Gaffiot’s Dictionnaire Illustré Latin-Français, Hachette (1934)
  • 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.