profilius

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Latin[edit]

Etymology[edit]

prō +‎ fīlius

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

prōfīlius m (genitive prōfīliī); second declension

  1. (Medieval Latin) a grandson

Declension[edit]

Second declension.

Case Singular Plural
nominative prōfīlius prōfīliī
genitive prōfīliī
prōfīlī1
prōfīliōrum
dative prōfīliō prōfīliīs
accusative prōfīlium prōfīliōs
ablative prōfīliō prōfīliīs
vocative prōfīlī prōfīliī

1Found in older Latin (until the Augustan Age).

Synonyms[edit]

  • (grandson): nepōs (Classical)

References[edit]

  • profilius in Charles du Fresne du Cange’s Glossarium Mediæ et Infimæ Latinitatis (augmented edition, 1883–1887)
  • Jan Frederik Niermeyer, Mediae Latinitatis Lexicon Minus : Lexique Latin Médiéval–Français/Anglais : A Medieval Latin–French/English Dictionary, fascicle I (1976), page 860/1, “profilius”