maiestas

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Etymology[edit]

From māior + -tās.

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

māiestās f (genitive māiestātis); third declension

  1. majesty, dignity, prestige
  2. treason

Inflection[edit]

Third declension.

Case Singular Plural
nominative māiestās māiestātēs
genitive māiestātis māiestātum
dative māiestātī māiestātibus
accusative māiestātem māiestātēs
ablative māiestāte māiestātibus
vocative māiestās māiestātēs

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References[edit]

  • maiestas in Charlton T. Lewis (1891) An Elementary Latin Dictionary, New York: Harper & Brothers
  • maiestas” in Félix Gaffiot’s Dictionnaire Illustré Latin-Français, Hachette (1934)
  • Carl Meissner; Henry William Auden (1894) Latin Phrase-Book[1], London: Macmillan and Co.
    • to accuse a person of high treason (more specific than the preceding): accusare aliquem maiestatis
  • maiestas in Harry Thurston Peck, editor (1898) Harper's Dictionary of Classical Antiquities, New York: Harper & Brothers
  • Morwood, James. A Latin Grammar. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1999.