qualitas

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Latin[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Coined by Cicero as a calque of Ancient Greek ποιότης (poiótēs), from quālis +‎ -tās. See also quantitās.

Noun[edit]

quālitās f (genitive quālitātis); third declension

  1. quality, property

Declension[edit]

Third-declension noun.

Case Singular Plural
Nominative quālitās quālitātēs
Genitive quālitātis quālitātum
Dative quālitātī quālitātibus
Accusative quālitātem quālitātēs
Ablative quālitāte quālitātibus
Vocative quālitās quālitātēs

Descendants[edit]

References[edit]

  • qualitas in Charlton T. Lewis and Charles Short (1879) A Latin Dictionary, Oxford: Clarendon Press
  • qualitas in Charlton T. Lewis (1891) An Elementary Latin Dictionary, New York: Harper & Brothers
  • qualitas in Gaffiot, Félix (1934) Dictionnaire illustré Latin-Français, Hachette