formosus

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Latin[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From fōrma +‎ -ōsus.

Pronunciation[edit]

Adjective[edit]

fōrmōsus (feminine fōrmōsa, neuter fōrmōsum, comparative fōrmōsior, superlative fōrmōsissimus, adverb fōrmōsē); first/second-declension adjective

  1. beautiful, handsome
  2. aesthetic, well-formed

Declension[edit]

First/second-declension adjective.

Number Singular Plural
Case / Gender Masculine Feminine Neuter Masculine Feminine Neuter
Nominative fōrmōsus fōrmōsa fōrmōsum fōrmōsī fōrmōsae fōrmōsa
Genitive fōrmōsī fōrmōsae fōrmōsī fōrmōsōrum fōrmōsārum fōrmōsōrum
Dative fōrmōsō fōrmōsō fōrmōsīs
Accusative fōrmōsum fōrmōsam fōrmōsum fōrmōsōs fōrmōsās fōrmōsa
Ablative fōrmōsō fōrmōsā fōrmōsō fōrmōsīs
Vocative fōrmōse fōrmōsa fōrmōsum fōrmōsī fōrmōsae fōrmōsa

Related terms[edit]

Descendants[edit]

  • Asturian: formosu
  • Catalan: formós
  • English: formous (via Old French); Formosa
  • Extremaduran: hermosu
  • French: formeux
  • Galician: fermoso
  • Italian: formoso

References[edit]

  • formosus in Charlton T. Lewis and Charles Short (1879) A Latin Dictionary, Oxford: Clarendon Press
  • formosus in Charlton T. Lewis (1891) An Elementary Latin Dictionary, New York: Harper & Brothers
  • formosus in Gaffiot, Félix (1934) Dictionnaire illustré Latin-Français, Hachette