gentilis

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Latin[edit]

Etymology[edit]

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

Pronunciation[edit]

Adjective[edit]

gentīlis (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.

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

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

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References[edit]

  • gentilis in Charlton T. Lewis and Charles Short (1879) A Latin Dictionary, Oxford: Clarendon Press
  • gentilis in Charlton T. Lewis (1891) An Elementary Latin Dictionary, New York: Harper & Brothers
  • du Cange, Charles (1883), “gentilis”, in G. A. Louis Henschel, Pierre Carpentier, Léopold Favre, editors, Glossarium Mediæ et Infimæ Latinitatis (in Latin), Niort: L. Favre
  • gentilis” in Félix Gaffiot’s Dictionnaire Illustré Latin-Français, Hachette (1934)
  • gentilis in Ramminger, Johann (accessed 16 July 2016) Neulateinische Wortliste: Ein Wörterbuch des Lateinischen von Petrarca bis 1700[1], pre-publication website, 2005-2016