illustris

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See also: il·lustris

Latin[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Back-formation from illūstrare.

Pronunciation[edit]

Adjective[edit]

illūstris (neuter illūstre, comparative illūstrior, superlative illūstrissimus); third-declension two-termination adjective

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

Declension[edit]

Third-declension two-termination adjective.

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
illūstrīs
illūstria
Ablative illūstrī illūstribus
Vocative illūstris illūstre illūstrēs illūstria

Descendants[edit]

  • French: illustre
  • Italian: illustre
  • Spanish: ilustre

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