salus

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See also: sāļus

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Verb[edit]

salus

  1. conditional of sali

Latin[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Indo-European *solh₂- ‎(whole).

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

salūs f ‎(genitive salūtis); third declension

  1. safety; security
  2. health, well-being, welfare
  3. salvation, deliverance
  4. greeting, salutation

Inflection[edit]

Third declension.

Case Singular Plural
nominative salūs salūtēs
genitive salūtis salūtum
dative salūtī salūtibus
accusative salūtem salūtēs
ablative salūte salūtibus
vocative salūs salūtēs

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References[edit]

  • salus in Charlton T. Lewis & Charles Short (1879) A Latin Dictionary, Oxford: Clarendon Press
  • salus in Charlton T. Lewis (1891) An Elementary Latin Dictionary, New York: Harper & Brothers
  • SALUS in Charles du Fresne du Cange’s Glossarium Mediæ et Infimæ Latinitatis (augmented edition, 1883–1887)
  • salus in Félix Gaffiot (1934), Dictionnaire Illustré Latin-Français, Paris: Hachette.
  • Meissner, Carl; Auden, Henry William (1894) Latin Phrase-Book[1], London: Macmillan and Co.
    • to sacrifice oneself for one's country: se morti offerre pro salute patriae
    • a man's life is at stake, is in very great danger: salus, caput, vita alicuius agitur, periclitatur, in discrimine est or versatur
    • to take measures for one's safety; to look after one's own interests: saluti suae consulere, prospicere
    • after mutual greeting: salute data (accepta) redditaque
    • to further the common weal: saluti rei publicae non deesse
    • to devote one's every thought to the state's welfare: omnes curas in rei publicae salute defigere (Phil. 14. 5. 13)
    • (ambiguous) to risk one's life: salutem, vitam suam in discrimen offerre (not exponere)
    • (ambiguous) to bring aid to; to rescue: auxilium, opem, salutem ferre alicui
    • (ambiguous) to deliver, rescue a person: salutem alicui afferre
    • (ambiguous) to effect a person's deliverance: salutem expedire
    • (ambiguous) to bless (curse) a person: precari alicui bene (male) or omnia bona (mala), salutem
    • (ambiguous) I drink your health: propīno tibi hoc (poculum, salutem)
    • (ambiguous) to greet a person: salutem alicui dicere, impertire, nuntiare
    • (ambiguous) Cicero sends cordial greetings to Atticus: Cicero Attico S.D.P. (salutem dicit plurimam)
    • (ambiguous) my best wishes for your welfare: tibi plurimam salutem
    • (ambiguous) remember me to your brother: nuntia fratri tuo salutem verbis meis (Fam. 7. 14)
    • (ambiguous) to add to one's letter good wishes to some one: adscribere alicui salutem (Att. 5. 20. 9)
    • (ambiguous) to devote oneself body and soul to the good of the state: totum et animo et corpore in salutem rei publicae se conferre
    • (ambiguous) to beg for mercy from the conqueror: salutem petere a victore
    • (ambiguous) to seek safety in flight: fuga salutem petere
  • salus in Harry Thurston Peck, editor (1898) Harper's Dictionary of Classical Antiquities, New York: Harper & Brothers
  • salus” in Ramminger, Johann (accessed 16 July 2016) Neulateinische Wortliste: Ein Wörterbuch des Lateinischen von Petrarca bis 1700[2], pre-publication website, 2005-2016
  • salus in William Smith, editor (1848) A Dictionary of Greek Biography and Mythology, London: John Murray