faustus

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Etymology[edit]

From *favestus, from faveō (favor).

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faustus (feminine fausta, neuter faustum); first/second declension

  1. favorable, fortunate, auspicious, prosperous, lucky

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First/second declension.

Number Singular Plural
Case / Gender Masculine Feminine Neuter Masculine Feminine Neuter
nominative faustus fausta faustum faustī faustae fausta
genitive faustī faustae faustī faustōrum faustārum faustōrum
dative faustō faustō faustīs
accusative faustum faustam faustum faustōs faustās fausta
ablative faustō faustā faustō faustīs
vocative fauste fausta faustum faustī faustae fausta

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References[edit]

  • faustus in Charlton T. Lewis and Charles Short (1879) A Latin Dictionary, Oxford: Clarendon Press
  • faustus in Charlton T. Lewis (1891) An Elementary Latin Dictionary, New York: Harper & Brothers
  • du Cange, Charles (1883), “faustus”, in G. A. Louis Henschel, Pierre Carpentier, Léopold Favre, editors, Glossarium Mediæ et Infimæ Latinitatis (in Latin), Niort: L. Favre
  • faustus” in Félix Gaffiot’s Dictionnaire Illustré Latin-Français, Hachette (1934)
  • Carl Meissner; Henry William Auden (1894) Latin Phrase-Book[1], London: Macmillan and Co.
    • may heaven's blessing rest on it: quod bonum, faustum, felix, fortunatumque sit! (Div. 1. 45. 102)
    • with favourable omens: faustis ominibus
  • faustus in William Smith, editor (1848) A Dictionary of Greek Biography and Mythology, London: John Murray