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From fīnis (end; boundary, limit).



fīnitimus (feminine fīnitima, neuter fīnitimum); first/second declension

  1. (followed by a dative or an absolute ablative) Bordering upon, adjoining, adjacent, neighbouring or neighboring; nearly; end; boundary related, like, closely linked.
  2. (followed by a dative or an absolute ablative) Concerning or originating from neighbouring people.
  3. (in plural, substantive) Neighbors or neighbours.


First/second declension.

Number Singular Plural
Case / Gender Masculine Feminine Neuter Masculine Feminine Neuter
nominative fīnitimus fīnitima fīnitimum fīnitimī fīnitimae fīnitima
genitive fīnitimī fīnitimae fīnitimī fīnitimōrum fīnitimārum fīnitimōrum
dative fīnitimō fīnitimō fīnitimīs
accusative fīnitimum fīnitimam fīnitimum fīnitimōs fīnitimās fīnitima
ablative fīnitimō fīnitimā fīnitimō fīnitimīs
vocative fīnitime fīnitima fīnitimum fīnitimī fīnitimae fīnitima

Related terms[edit]


  • finitimus in Charlton T. Lewis and Charles Short (1879) A Latin Dictionary, Oxford: Clarendon Press
  • finitimus in Charlton T. Lewis (1891) An Elementary Latin Dictionary, New York: Harper & Brothers
  • du Cange, Charles (1883), “finitimus”, in G. A. Louis Henschel, Pierre Carpentier, Léopold Favre, editors, Glossarium Mediæ et Infimæ Latinitatis (in Latin), Niort: L. Favre
  • finitimus in Gaffiot, Félix (1934) Dictionnaire Illustré Latin-Français [Illustrated Latin-French Dictionary], Hachette
  • Carl Meissner; Henry William Auden (1894) Latin Phrase-Book[1], London: Macmillan and Co.
    • to be contiguous, adjacent to a country: finitimum esse terrae