opportunus

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Etymology[edit]

From ob- +‎ portō

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opportūnus (feminine opportūna, neuter opportūnum); first/second declension

  1. suitable
  2. advantageous, useful
  3. favourable, opportune

Inflection[edit]

First/second declension.

Number Singular Plural
Case / Gender Masculine Feminine Neuter Masculine Feminine Neuter
nominative opportūnus opportūna opportūnum opportūnī opportūnae opportūna
genitive opportūnī opportūnae opportūnī opportūnōrum opportūnārum opportūnōrum
dative opportūnō opportūnō opportūnīs
accusative opportūnum opportūnam opportūnum opportūnōs opportūnās opportūna
ablative opportūnō opportūnā opportūnō opportūnīs
vocative opportūne opportūna opportūnum opportūnī opportūnae opportūna

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References[edit]

  • opportunus in Charlton T. Lewis and Charles Short (1879) A Latin Dictionary, Oxford: Clarendon Press
  • opportunus in Charlton T. Lewis (1891) An Elementary Latin Dictionary, New York: Harper & Brothers
  • du Cange, Charles (1883), “opportunus”, in G. A. Louis Henschel, Pierre Carpentier, Léopold Favre, editors, Glossarium Mediæ et Infimæ Latinitatis (in Latin), Niort: L. Favre
  • opportunus 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.
    • to be favourably situated: opportuno loco situm or positum esse