valetudo

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See also: Valetudo, Valétudo, and vale-tudo

Latin[edit]

Alternative forms[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From valeō +‎ -tūdō.

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

valētūdō f (genitive valētūdinis); third declension

  1. state of health (usually bad unless deliberately expressed otherwise)
    Valetudine prosperrima usus est.
    He enjoyed excellent health.
  2. illness

Inflection[edit]

Third declension.

Case Singular Plural
Nominative valētūdō valētūdinēs
Genitive valētūdinis valētūdinum
Dative valētūdinī valētūdinibus
Accusative valētūdinem valētūdinēs
Ablative valētūdine valētūdinibus
Vocative valētūdō valētūdinēs

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References[edit]

  • valetudo in Charlton T. Lewis and Charles Short (1879) A Latin Dictionary, Oxford: Clarendon Press
  • valetudo in Charlton T. Lewis (1891) An Elementary Latin Dictionary, New York: Harper & Brothers
  • valetudo in Charles du Fresne du Cange’s Glossarium Mediæ et Infimæ Latinitatis (augmented edition, 1883–1887)
  • valetudo in Gaffiot, Félix (1934) Dictionnaire Illustré Latin-Français, Hachette
  • Carl Meissner; Henry William Auden (1894) Latin Phrase-Book[1], London: Macmillan and Co.
    • to enjoy good health: bona (firma, prospera) valetudine esse or uti (vid. sect. VI. 8., note uti...)
    • to take care of one's health: valetudini consulere, operam dare
    • to be ill, weakly: infirma, aegra valetudine esse or uti
    • to excuse oneself on the score of health: valetudinem (morbum) excusare (Liv. 6. 22. 7)
    • to excuse oneself on the score of health: valetudinis excusatione uti
    • to plead ill-health as an excuse for absence: excusare morbum, valetudinem