virtute

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Interlingua[edit]

Noun[edit]

virtute ‎(plural virtutes)

  1. virtue

Latin[edit]

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Noun[edit]

virtūte

  1. ablative singular of virtūs
  2. By virtue, character, excellence, courage, or manliness.
    "Virtute et armis" is Mississippi's state motto.
    "Virtute et industria" is the city motto of Bristol.

References[edit]

  • virtute” in Félix Gaffiot (1934), Dictionnaire Illustré Latin-Français, Paris: Hachette.
  • Meissner, Carl; Auden, Henry William (1894) Latin Phrase-Book[1], London: Macmillan and Co.
    • (ambiguous) to be virtuous: virtute praeditum, ornatum esse (opp. vitiis obrutum esse)
    • (ambiguous) to live as scrupulously moral a life as ever: nihil ex pristina virtute remittere
    • (ambiguous) to consider virtue the highest good: summum bonum in virtute ponere
    • (ambiguous) to deviate from the path of virtue: a virtute discedere or deficere
    • (ambiguous) to deteriorate: a maiorum virtute desciscere, degenerare, deflectere
    • (ambiguous) moral precepts: praecepta de moribus or de virtute
    • (ambiguous) to give moral advice, rules of conduct: de virtute praecipere alicui
    • (ambiguous) good luck to you: macte virtute (esto or te esse iubeo)
  • Merriam-Webster Online Dictionary 2008.

Romanian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Borrowing from Latin virtūs, virtūtem. See also the older inherited form, vârtute.

Noun[edit]

virtute f ‎(plural virtuți)

  1. virtue, virtuousness
  2. quality, bravery