felicitas

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Galician[edit]

Verb[edit]

felicitas

  1. second-person singular present indicative of felicitar

Latin[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

From fēlix (happy; blessed, fortunate, lucky; fertile, fruitful; prosperous; auspicious, favourable) (ultimately from Proto-Indo-European *dʰeh₁(y)- (to nurse, suckle)) + -itās (variant of -tās (suffix forming nouns indicating a state of being)).

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

fēlīcitās f (genitive fēlīcitātis); third declension

  1. fruitfulness, fertility
  2. happiness, felicity
  3. success, good fortune

Declension[edit]

Third-declension noun.

Case Singular Plural
Nominative fēlīcitās fēlīcitātēs
Genitive fēlīcitātis fēlīcitātum
Dative fēlīcitātī fēlīcitātibus
Accusative fēlīcitātem fēlīcitātēs
Ablative fēlīcitāte fēlīcitātibus
Vocative fēlīcitās fēlīcitātēs

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Descendants[edit]

  • Catalan: felicitat
  • English: felicity
  • French: félicité
  • Galician: felicidade

References[edit]

  • felicitas in Charlton T. Lewis and Charles Short, A Latin Dictionary, Oxford: Clarendon Press, 1879
  • felicitas in Charlton T. Lewis, An Elementary Latin Dictionary, New York: Harper & Brothers, 1891
  • felicitas in Gaffiot, Félix, Dictionnaire illustré Latin-Français, Hachette, 1934
  • Carl Meissner; Henry William Auden, Latin Phrase-Book[1], London: Macmillan and Co., 1894
    • his crowning happiness is produced by a thing; the culminating point of his felicity is..: ad felicitatem (magnus) cumulus accedit ex aliqua re
    • his crowning happiness is produced by a thing; the culminating point of his felicity is..: aliquid felicitatis cumulum affert
    • his crowning happiness is produced by a thing; the culminating point of his felicity is..: aliquid felicitatem magno cumulo auget
  • felicitas in Harry Thurston Peck, editor, Harper's Dictionary of Classical Antiquities, New York: Harper & Brothers, 1898
  • felicitas in Samuel Ball Platner, Thomas Ashby, editor, A Topographical Dictionary of Ancient Rome, London: Oxford University Press, 1929
  • felicitas in William Smith, editor, A Dictionary of Greek Biography and Mythology, London: John Murray, 1848

Spanish[edit]

Verb[edit]

felicitas

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