fidelis

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Latin[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From fidēs (faith, trust)

Pronunciation[edit]

  • (Classical) IPA(key): /fiˈdeː.lis/, [fɪˈd̪eː.lʲɪs]
  • (file)

Adjective[edit]

fidēlis (neuter fidēle, comparative fidēlior, superlative fidēlissimus, adverb fidēliter); third-declension two-termination adjective

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

Declension[edit]

Third-declension two-termination adjective.

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
fidēlīs
fidēlia
Ablative fidēlī fidēlibus
Vocative fidēlis fidēle fidēlēs fidēlia

Descendants[edit]

Noun[edit]

fidēlis m (genitive fidēlis); third declension

  1. a confidant, trustworthy person

Declension[edit]

Third-declension noun (i-stem).

Case Singular Plural
Nominative fidēlis fidēlēs
Genitive fidēlis fidēlium
Dative fidēlī fidēlibus
Accusative fidēlem fidēlēs
fidēlīs
Ablative fidēle fidēlibus
Vocative fidēlis fidēlēs

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