fidelis

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Latin[edit]

Etymology[edit]

PIE root
*bʰeydʰ-

From fidēs ‎(faith, trust)

Pronunciation[edit]

Adjective[edit]

fidēlis m, f ‎(neuter fidēle); third declension

  1. faithful, loyal
    • semper fidelis
      • always faithful
  2. true, trustworthy, dependable

Inflection[edit]

Third declension.

Number Singular Plural
Case / Gender Masc./Fem. Neuter Masc./Fem. Neuter
nominative fidēlis fidēle fidēlēs fidēlia
genitive fidēlis fidēlium
dative fidēlī fidēlibus
accusative fidēlem fidēle fidēlēs fidēlia
ablative fidēlī fidēlibus
vocative fidēlis fidēle fidēlēs fidēlia

Descendants[edit]

Noun[edit]

fidēlis m ‎(genitive fidēlis); third declension

  1. a confidant, trustworthy person

Inflection[edit]

Third declension.

Case Singular Plural
nominative fidēlis fidēlēs
genitive fidēlis fidēlum
dative fidēlī fidēlibus
accusative fidēlem fidēlēs
ablative fidēle fidēlibus
vocative fidēlis fidēlēs

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