utilitas

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Latin[edit]

Noun[edit]

ūtilitas f ‎(genitive ūtilitātis); third declension

  1. usefulness, utility
  2. expediency
  3. advantage

Inflection[edit]

Third declension.

Case Singular Plural
nominative ūtilitās ūtilitātēs
genitive ūtilitātis ūtilitātum
dative ūtilitātī ūtilitātibus
accusative ūtilitātem ūtilitātēs
ablative ūtilitāte ūtilitātibus
vocative ūtilitās ūtilitātēs

Descendants[edit]

References[edit]

  • utilitas in Charlton T. Lewis & Charles Short (1879) A Latin Dictionary, Oxford: Clarendon Press
  • utilitas in Charlton T. Lewis (1891) An Elementary Latin Dictionary, New York: Harper & Brothers
  • utilitas” in Félix Gaffiot (1934), Dictionnaire Illustré Latin-Français, Paris: Hachette.
  • Meissner, Carl; Auden, Henry William (1894) Latin Phrase-Book[1], London: Macmillan and Co.
    • untold advantages arise from a thing: utilitas efflorescit ex aliqua re
    • to be serviceable: utilitatem afferre, praebere
    • to considerably (in no way) further the common good: multum (nihil) ad communem utilitatem afferre
    • to consider one's own advantage in everything: omnia ad suam utilitatem referre
  • utilitas” in Ramminger, Johann (accessed 16 July 2016) Neulateinische Wortliste: Ein Wörterbuch des Lateinischen von Petrarca bis 1700[2], pre-publication website, 2005-2016