humilis

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Latin[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From humus (ground, earth, soil).

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Adjective[edit]

humilis m, f (neuter humile); third declension

  1. low, lowly, small, slight; shallow
  2. (in respect to birth, fortune or worth) base, mean, humble, obscure, poor, needy, insignificant, low
  3. (of mind or character) submissive, abject

Inflection[edit]

Third declension, neuter nominative singular in -e.

Number Singular Plural
Case \ Gender Masc./Fem. Neuter Masc./Fem. Neuter
nominative humilis humile humilēs humilia
genitive humilis humilis humilium humilium
dative humilī humilī humilibus humilibus
accusative humilem humile humilēs humilia
ablative humilī humilī humilibus humilibus
vocative humilis humile humilēs humilia

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References[edit]

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