vetustas

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Latin[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From vetus +‎ -tās.

Noun[edit]

vetustās f ‎(genitive vetustātis); third declension

  1. old age
  2. long existence or duration
  3. antiquity

Inflection[edit]

Third declension.

Case Singular Plural
nominative vetustās vetustātēs
genitive vetustātis vetustātum
dative vetustātī vetustātibus
accusative vetustātem vetustātēs
ablative vetustāte vetustātibus
vocative vetustās vetustātēs

Descendants[edit]

Adjective[edit]

vetustās

  1. accusative feminine plural of vetustus

References[edit]

  • vetustas” in Charlton T. Lewis & Charles Short, A Latin Dictionary, Oxford: Clarendon Press, 1879.
  • vetustas” in Félix Gaffiot (1934), Dictionnaire Illustré Latin-Français, Paris: Hachette.
  • Meissner, Carl; Auden, Henry William (1894) Latin Phrase-Book[1], London: Macmillan and Co.
    • to be very old friends: vetustate amicitiae coniunctum esse
    • to go back to the remote ages: repetere ab ultima (extrema, prisca) antiquitate (vetustate), ab heroicis temporibus
    • an old proverb which every one knows: proverbium vetustate or sermone tritum (vid. sect. II. 3, note tritus...)
    • time assuages the most violent grief: vel maximos luctus vetustate tollit diuturnitas (Fam. 5. 16. 5)

Portuguese[edit]

Adjective[edit]

vetustas f pl

  1. feminine plural of vetusto

Spanish[edit]

Adjective[edit]

vetustas

  1. feminine plural of vetusto