fortitudo

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Latin[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From fortis (strong, mighty) +‎ -tūdō

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

fortitūdō f (genitive fortitūdinis); third declension

  1. strength, force
  2. fortitude, resolve
  3. bravery, courage, valor

Declension[edit]

Third-declension noun.

Case Singular Plural
Nominative fortitūdō fortitūdinēs
Genitive fortitūdinis fortitūdinum
Dative fortitūdinī fortitūdinibus
Accusative fortitūdinem fortitūdinēs
Ablative fortitūdine fortitūdinibus
Vocative fortitūdō fortitūdinēs

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References[edit]

  • fortitudo in Charlton T. Lewis and Charles Short (1879) A Latin Dictionary, Oxford: Clarendon Press
  • fortitudo in Charlton T. Lewis (1891) An Elementary Latin Dictionary, New York: Harper & Brothers
  • fortitudo in Charles du Fresne du Cange’s Glossarium Mediæ et Infimæ Latinitatis (augmented edition with additions by D. P. Carpenterius, Adelungius and others, edited by Léopold Favre, 1883–1887)
  • fortitudo in Gaffiot, Félix (1934) Dictionnaire illustré Latin-Français, Hachette