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Uncertain, but a suffixed descendant of Proto-Indo-European *kseros has been suggested.[1]



serēnus (feminine serēna, neuter serēnum); first/second declension

  1. Clear, fair, bright, serene, tranquil.
  2. That clears the sky or brings fair weather.
  3. (figuratively) Cheerful, glad, joyous.


First/second declension.

Number Singular Plural
Case / Gender Masculine Feminine Neuter Masculine Feminine Neuter
nominative serēnus serēna serēnum serēnī serēnae serēna
genitive serēnī serēnae serēnī serēnōrum serēnārum serēnōrum
dative serēnō serēnō serēnīs
accusative serēnum serēnam serēnum serēnōs serēnās serēna
ablative serēnō serēnā serēnō serēnīs
vocative serēne serēna serēnum serēnī serēnae serēna

Derived terms[edit]



  • serenus in Charlton T. Lewis and Charles Short (1879) A Latin Dictionary, Oxford: Clarendon Press
  • serenus in Charlton T. Lewis (1891) An Elementary Latin Dictionary, New York: Harper & Brothers
  • serenus in Gaffiot, Félix (1934) Dictionnaire Illustré Latin-Français [Illustrated Latin-French Dictionary], Hachette
  • serenus in Harry Thurston Peck, editor (1898) Harper's Dictionary of Classical Antiquities, New York: Harper & Brothers
  1. ^ The Oxford English Dictionary, 2nd ed., Clarendon Press, 1989.