humanus

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See also: humānus

Latin[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From humus, with unclear ū.

Pronunciation[edit]

Adjective[edit]

hūmānus m ‎(feminine hūmāna, neuter hūmānum); first/second declension

  1. human (of man, people)
  2. humane
  3. cultured, refined
  4. (substantive, usually plural) a human, mortal

Inflection[edit]

First/second declension.

Number Singular Plural
Case / Gender Masculine Feminine Neuter Masculine Feminine Neuter
nominative hūmānus hūmāna hūmānum hūmānī hūmānae hūmāna
genitive hūmānī hūmānae hūmānī hūmānōrum hūmānārum hūmānōrum
dative hūmānō hūmānō hūmānīs
accusative hūmānum hūmānam hūmānum hūmānōs hūmānās hūmāna
ablative hūmānō hūmānā hūmānō hūmānīs
vocative hūmāne hūmāna hūmānum hūmānī hūmānae hūmāna

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References[edit]

  • Julius Pokorny (1959), Indogermanisches etymologisches Wörterbuch, in 3 vols, Bern, München: Francke Verlag