illustris

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Latin[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Back-formation from illūstrare.

Pronunciation[edit]

Adjective[edit]

illūstris (neuter illūstre); third declension

  1. bright, shining, brilliant, lustrous
  2. clear, lucid
  3. illustrious, distinguished, famous, prominent
  4. (of rank): highborn, noble

Inflection[edit]

Third declension.

Number Singular Plural
Case / Gender Masc./Fem. Neuter Masc./Fem. Neuter
nominative illūstris illūstre illūstrēs illūstria
genitive illūstris illūstrium
dative illūstrī illūstribus
accusative illūstrem illūstre illūstrēs illūstria
ablative illūstrī illūstribus
vocative illūstris illūstre illūstrēs illūstria

Descendants[edit]

References[edit]

  • illustris in Charlton T. Lewis and Charles Short (1879) A Latin Dictionary, Oxford: Clarendon Press
  • illustris” in Félix Gaffiot’s Dictionnaire Illustré Latin-Français, Hachette (1934)
  • Carl Meissner; Henry William Auden (1894) Latin Phrase-Book[1], London: Macmillan and Co.
    • a star-light night: nox sideribus illustris
    • a good, brilliant example; a striking example: exemplum illustre
    • of illustrious family: nobili, honesto, illustri loco or genere natus
  • illustris in Ramminger, Johann (accessed 16 July 2016) Neulateinische Wortliste: Ein Wörterbuch des Lateinischen von Petrarca bis 1700[2], pre-publication website, 2005-2016