verecundia

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Latin[edit]

Etymology[edit]

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

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

Inflection[edit]

First declension.

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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