gentilis

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Latin[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From gēns (clan, tribe) +‎ -īlis (-ile)

Pronunciation[edit]

Adjective[edit]

gentīlis m, f (neuter gentīle); third declension

  1. of or belonging to the same family or gēns
  2. of slaves who bore the same name as their master
  3. (poetic) foreign, exotic
  4. of or belonging to the same people or nation

Inflection[edit]

Third declension, neuter nominative singular in -e.

Number Singular Plural
Case \ Gender Masc./Fem. Neuter Masc./Fem. Neuter
nominative gentīlis gentīle gentīlēs gentīlia
genitive gentīlis gentīlis gentīlium gentīlium
dative gentīlī gentīlī gentīlibus gentīlibus
accusative gentīlem gentīle gentīlēs gentīlia
ablative gentīlī gentīlī gentīlibus gentīlibus
vocative gentīlis gentīle gentīlēs gentīlia

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Noun[edit]

gentīlis m (genitive gentīlis); third declension

  1. a heathen, pagan

Inflection[edit]

Third declension i-stem.

Number Singular Plural
nominative gentīlis gentīlēs
genitive gentīlis gentīlium
dative gentīlī gentīlibus
accusative gentīlem gentīlēs
gentīlīs
ablative gentīle gentīlibus
vocative gentīlis gentīlēs

Descendants[edit]

References[edit]

  • gentilis in Charlton T. Lewis & Charles Short, A Latin Dictionary, Oxford: Clarendon Press, 1879