probus

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probus

  1. conditional of probar

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Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Indo-European *probʰwo- (being in front), from *pro- (forward) + *bʰuH- (to be). See also prōsum.

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Adjective[edit]

probus (feminine proba, neuter probum); first/second declension

  1. good, serviceable, excellent, superior, able
  2. (morally) upright, honest, virtuous

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First/second declension.

Number Singular Plural
Case / Gender Masculine Feminine Neuter Masculine Feminine Neuter
nominative probus proba probum probī probae proba
genitive probī probae probī probōrum probārum probōrum
dative probō probō probīs
accusative probum probam probum probōs probās proba
ablative probō probā probō probīs
vocative probe proba probum probī probae proba

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References[edit]

  • probus in Charlton T. Lewis and Charles Short (1879) A Latin Dictionary, Oxford: Clarendon Press
  • probus in Charlton T. Lewis (1891) An Elementary Latin Dictionary, New York: Harper & Brothers
  • du Cange, Charles (1883), “probus”, in G. A. Louis Henschel, Pierre Carpentier, Léopold Favre, editors, Glossarium Mediæ et Infimæ Latinitatis (in Latin), Niort: L. Favre
  • probus” in Félix Gaffiot’s Dictionnaire Illustré Latin-Français, Hachette (1934)
  • Carl Meissner; Henry William Auden (1894) Latin Phrase-Book[1], London: Macmillan and Co.
    • I know very well: probe scio, non ignoro
  • probus in Harry Thurston Peck, editor (1898) Harper's Dictionary of Classical Antiquities, New York: Harper & Brothers
  • probus in William Smith, editor (1848) A Dictionary of Greek Biography and Mythology, London: John Murray