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See also: liberális



From līber +‎ -ālis.



līberālis (neuter līberāle); third declension

  1. Of or pertaining to freedom
  2. dignified, honorable, befitting a freedman
  3. generous, liberal, bountiful, ample


Third declension.

Number Singular Plural
Case / Gender Masc./Fem. Neuter Masc./Fem. Neuter
nominative līberālis līberāle līberālēs līberālia
genitive līberālis līberālium
dative līberālī līberālibus
accusative līberālem līberāle līberālēs līberālia
ablative līberālī līberālibus
vocative līberālis līberāle līberālēs līberālia

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  • liberalis in Charlton T. Lewis and Charles Short (1879) A Latin Dictionary, Oxford: Clarendon Press
  • liberalis in Charlton T. Lewis (1891) An Elementary Latin Dictionary, New York: Harper & Brothers
  • du Cange, Charles (1883), “liberalis”, in G. A. Louis Henschel, Pierre Carpentier, Léopold Favre, editors, Glossarium Mediæ et Infimæ Latinitatis (in Latin), Niort: L. Favre
  • liberalis in Gaffiot, Félix (1934) Dictionnaire Illustré Latin-Français [Illustrated Latin-French Dictionary], Hachette
  • Carl Meissner; Henry William Auden (1894) Latin Phrase-Book[1], London: Macmillan and Co.
    • the sciences; the fine arts: optima studia, bonae, optimae, liberales, ingenuae artes, disciplinae
    • a taste for the fine arts: artium (liberalium) studium, or simply studium
    • munificence: sumptus liberales (Off. 2. 12. 42)