incestus

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Latin[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

From in- (without, not) + castus (pure, chaste, unpolluted).

Adjective[edit]

incestus m (feminine incesta, neuter incestum); first/second declension

  1. unclean, impure, polluted, defiled, sinful, unrighteous, criminal
  2. unchaste, lewd, incestuous, lustful
Inflection[edit]

First/second declension.

Number Singular Plural
Case \ Gender Masculine Feminine Neuter Masculine Feminine Neuter
nominative incestus incesta incestum incestī incestae incesta
genitive incestī incestae incestī incestōrum incestārum incestōrum
dative incestō incestae incestō incestīs incestīs incestīs
accusative incestum incestam incestum incestōs incestās incesta
ablative incestō incestā incestō incestīs incestīs incestīs
vocative inceste incesta incestum incestī incestae incesta
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Etymology 2[edit]

From in- +‎ castus.

Noun[edit]

incestus m (genitive incestūs); fourth declension

  1. unchastity, sexual impurity, incest
Inflection[edit]

Fourth declension.

Number Singular Plural
nominative incestus incestūs
genitive incestūs incestuum
dative incestuī incestibus
accusative incestum incestūs
ablative incestū incestibus
vocative incestus incestūs
Descendants[edit]

References[edit]

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