opportunitas

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Etymology[edit]

From opportūnus +‎ -tās.

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Noun[edit]

opportūnitas f ‎(genitive opportūnitātis); third declension

  1. convenience, fitness
  2. opportunity, chance
  3. advantage
  4. importance, significance

Inflection[edit]

Third declension.

Case Singular Plural
nominative opportūnitās opportūnitātēs
genitive opportūnitātis opportūnitātum
dative opportūnitātī opportūnitātibus
accusative opportūnitātem opportūnitātēs
ablative opportūnitāte opportūnitātibus
vocative opportūnitās opportūnitātēs

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References[edit]

  • opportunitas in Charlton T. Lewis & Charles Short (1879) A Latin Dictionary, Oxford: Clarendon Press
  • opportunitas in Charlton T. Lewis (1891) An Elementary Latin Dictionary, New York: Harper & Brothers
  • opportunitas” in Félix Gaffiot (1934), Dictionnaire Illustré Latin-Français, Paris: Hachette.
  • Meissner, Carl; Auden, Henry William (1894) Latin Phrase-Book[1], London: Macmillan and Co.
    • the advantageous situation of a place: opportunitas loci (B. G. 3. 14)
  • opportunitas” in Ramminger, Johann (accessed 16 July 2016) Neulateinische Wortliste: Ein Wörterbuch des Lateinischen von Petrarca bis 1700[2], pre-publication website, 2005-2016