virilis

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Latin[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From vir ‎(man: male human) + -ilis ‎(-ile: forming adjectives from nouns)

Pronunciation[edit]

Adjective[edit]

virīlis m, f ‎(neuter virīle); third declension

  1. manly, mature, masculine
  2. mature

Derived terms[edit]

Inflection[edit]

Third declension.

Number Singular Plural
Case / Gender Masc./Fem. Neuter Masc./Fem. Neuter
nominative virīlis virīle virīlēs virīlia
genitive virīlis virīlium
dative virīlī virīlibus
accusative virīlem virīle virīlēs virīlia
ablative virīlī virīlibus
vocative virīlis virīle virīlēs virīlia

Descendants[edit]

References[edit]

  • virilis” in Charlton T. Lewis & Charles Short, A Latin Dictionary, Oxford: Clarendon Press, 1879.
  • virilis” in Félix Gaffiot (1934), Dictionnaire Illustré Latin-Français, Paris: Hachette.
  • Meissner, Carl; Auden, Henry William (1894) Latin Phrase-Book[1], London: Macmillan and Co.
    • as well as I can; to the best of my ability: pro virili parte (cf. sect. V. 22.)
    • the male, female sex: sexus (not genus) virilis, muliebris
    • manhood: aetas constans, media, firmata, corroborata (not virilis)
    • to assume the toga virilis: togam virilem (puram) sumere