fortis

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Latin fortis (strong).

Pronunciation[edit]

Adjective[edit]

fortis (not comparable)

  1. (phonetics) strongly articulated (of a consonant), hence voiceless

Latin[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

From Old Latin fortis, from Proto-Indo-European *bʰerǵʰ- (fort). Cognate with Avestan 𐬠𐬆𐬭𐬆𐬰𐬀𐬧𐬝 (bərəzaṇt̰), Sanskrit बर्हयति (barhayati, to invigorate) and Old English burg (English borough).

Pronunciation[edit]

Adjective[edit]

fortis m, f (neuter forte); third declension

  1. strong, physically powerful
  2. (figuratively) courageous, brave, steadfast
Declension[edit]

Third declension, neuter nominative singular in -e.

Number Singular Plural
Case \ Gender Masc./Fem. Neuter Masc./Fem. Neuter
nominative fortis forte fortēs fortia
genitive fortis fortis fortium fortium
dative fortī fortī fortibus fortibus
accusative fortem forte fortēs fortia
ablative fortī fortī fortibus fortibus
vocative fortis forte fortēs fortia
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Etymology 2[edit]

From fōrs.

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

fōrtis

  1. genitive singular of fōrs

Old Latin[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Indo-European *bʰerǵʰ- (fort).

Adjective[edit]

fortis

  1. strong

Declension[edit]

This adjective needs an inflection-table template.

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