nobilis

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Latin[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From nōscō.

Pronunciation[edit]

Adjective[edit]

nōbilis (neuter nōbile); third declension

  1. noble, high-born
  2. distinct, famous, celebrated

Inflection[edit]

Third declension.

Number Singular Plural
Case / Gender Masc./Fem. Neuter Masc./Fem. Neuter
nominative nōbilis nōbile nōbilēs nōbilia
genitive nōbilis nōbilium
dative nōbilī nōbilibus
accusative nōbilem nōbile nōbilēs nōbilia
ablative nōbilī nōbilibus
vocative nōbilis nōbile nōbilēs nōbilia

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References[edit]

  • nobilis in Charlton T. Lewis and Charles Short (1879) A Latin Dictionary, Oxford: Clarendon Press
  • nobilis in Charlton T. Lewis (1891) An Elementary Latin Dictionary, New York: Harper & Brothers
  • du Cange, Charles (1883), “nobilis”, in G. A. Louis Henschel, Pierre Carpentier, Léopold Favre, editors, Glossarium Mediæ et Infimæ Latinitatis (in Latin), Niort: L. Favre
  • nobilis” in Félix Gaffiot’s Dictionnaire Illustré Latin-Français, Hachette (1934)
  • Carl Meissner; Henry William Auden (1894) Latin Phrase-Book[1], London: Macmillan and Co.
    • of illustrious family: nobili, honesto, illustri loco or genere natus
    • the aristocracy (as a social class): nobiles; nobilitas; qui nobilitate generis excellunt
  • nobilis in Ramminger, Johann (accessed 16 July 2016) Neulateinische Wortliste: Ein Wörterbuch des Lateinischen von Petrarca bis 1700[2], pre-publication website, 2005-2016
  • Charlton Thomas Lewis, Hugh Macmaster Kingery. An Elementary Latin Dictionary. American Book Company, 1918, p. 538[3]