vetustas

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Latin[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From vetus (old) +‎ -tās (used to form nouns indicating a state of being).

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 and Charles Short (1879) A Latin Dictionary, Oxford: Clarendon Press
  • vetustas in Charlton T. Lewis (1891) An Elementary Latin Dictionary, New York: Harper & Brothers
  • vetustas in Gaffiot, Félix (1934) Dictionnaire Illustré Latin-Français, Hachette
  • Carl Meissner; Henry William Auden (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

  1. Feminine plural of adjective vetusto.

Spanish[edit]

Adjective[edit]

vetustas

  1. Feminine plural of adjective vetusto.