generosus

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Latin[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From genus (birth, origin)

Pronunciation[edit]

Adjective[edit]

generōsus (feminine generōsa, neuter generōsum); first/second declension

  1. well-born, noble
  2. superior, excellent
  3. (figuratively) generous, magnanimous
  4. (figuratively) dignified, honorable

Inflection[edit]

First/second declension.

Number Singular Plural
Case / Gender Masculine Feminine Neuter Masculine Feminine Neuter
nominative generōsus generōsa generōsum generōsī generōsae generōsa
genitive generōsī generōsae generōsī generōsōrum generōsārum generōsōrum
dative generōsō generōsō generōsīs
accusative generōsum generōsam generōsum generōsōs generōsās generōsa
ablative generōsō generōsā generōsō generōsīs
vocative generōse generōsa generōsum generōsī generōsae generōsa

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References[edit]

  • generosus in Charlton T. Lewis and Charles Short (1879) A Latin Dictionary, Oxford: Clarendon Press
  • generosus in Charlton T. Lewis (1891) An Elementary Latin Dictionary, New York: Harper & Brothers
  • du Cange, Charles (1883), “generosus”, in G. A. Louis Henschel, Pierre Carpentier, Léopold Favre, editors, Glossarium Mediæ et Infimæ Latinitatis (in Latin), Niort: L. Favre
  • generosus” in Félix Gaffiot’s Dictionnaire Illustré Latin-Français, Hachette (1934)
  • Charlton T. Lewis (1891) An Elementary Latin Dictionary, 1st edition. (Oxford University Press)