verecundia

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Latin[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From verēcundus (feeling shame, shamefaced, bashful, shy, modest) +‎ -ia.

Pronunciation[edit]

(Classical) IPA(key): /we.reːˈkun.di.a/, [wɛ.reːˈkʊn.di.a]

Noun[edit]

verēcundia f (genitive verēcundiae); first declension

  1. knowing one's place, regarded as a virtue; coyness, modesty
  2. shame, awe

Declension[edit]

First-declension noun.

Case Singular Plural
Nominative verēcundia verēcundiae
Genitive verēcundiae verēcundiārum
Dative verēcundiae verēcundiīs
Accusative verēcundiam verēcundiās
Ablative verēcundiā verēcundiīs
Vocative verēcundia verēcundiae

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