germanus

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See also: Germanus and ģermāņus

Latin[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From germen (sprout, bud). Not to be confused with the unrelated Germanus.

Pronunciation[edit]

Adjective[edit]

germānus (feminine germāna, neuter germānum, adverb germānē); first/second-declension adjective

  1. of brothers or sisters
  2. full, own
  3. true, natural, authentic
  4. (poetic) denoting intimate friendship

Declension[edit]

First/second-declension adjective.

Number Singular Plural
Case / Gender Masculine Feminine Neuter Masculine Feminine Neuter
Nominative germānus germāna germānum germānī germānae germāna
Genitive germānī germānae germānī germānōrum germānārum germānōrum
Dative germānō germānō germānīs
Accusative germānum germānam germānum germānōs germānās germāna
Ablative germānō germānā germānō germānīs
Vocative germāne germāna germānum germānī germānae germāna

Noun[edit]

germānus m (genitive germānī); second declension

  1. brother

Declension[edit]

Second-declension noun.

Case Singular Plural
Nominative germānus germānī
Genitive germānī germānōrum
Dative germānō germānīs
Accusative germānum germānōs
Ablative germānō germānīs
Vocative germāne germānī

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References[edit]

  • germanus in Charlton T. Lewis and Charles Short (1879) A Latin Dictionary, Oxford: Clarendon Press
  • germanus in Charlton T. Lewis (1891) An Elementary Latin Dictionary, New York: Harper & Brothers
  • germanus in Gaffiot, Félix (1934) Dictionnaire illustré Latin-Français, Hachette
  • germanus in William Smith, editor (1848) A Dictionary of Greek Biography and Mythology, London: John Murray
  • Lewis & Short, A Latin Dictionary