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See also: Urbanus and urbánus



From urbs (city) +‎ -ānus.



urbānus (feminine urbāna, neuter urbānum, comparative urbānior, superlative urbānissimus); first/second-declension adjective

  1. of or belonging to a city; urban
  2. fond of, or devoted to cities
  3. (of manners or style) cultivated, sophisticated, polished, refined
  4. (of manners or style) bold, forward, impudent
  5. (of speech) elegant, refined, choice


First/second-declension adjective.

Number Singular Plural
Case / Gender Masculine Feminine Neuter Masculine Feminine Neuter
Nominative urbānus urbāna urbānum urbānī urbānae urbāna
Genitive urbānī urbānae urbānī urbānōrum urbānārum urbānōrum
Dative urbānō urbānō urbānīs
Accusative urbānum urbānam urbānum urbānōs urbānās urbāna
Ablative urbānō urbānā urbānō urbānīs
Vocative urbāne urbāna urbānum urbānī urbānae urbāna

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  • Catalan: urbà
  • English: urban, urbane
  • French: urbain
  • Galician: urbano
  • Italian: urbano
  • Portuguese: urbano
  • Spanish: urbano


urbānus m (genitive urbānī); second declension

  1. a city dweller, citizen


Second-declension noun.

Case Singular Plural
Nominative urbānus urbānī
Genitive urbānī urbānōrum
Dative urbānō urbānīs
Accusative urbānum urbānōs
Ablative urbānō urbānīs
Vocative urbāne urbānī


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