zelus

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Latin[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Ancient Greek ζῆλος (zêlos).

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

zēlus m (genitive zēlī); second declension

  1. zeal, emulation
  2. jealousy

Inflection[edit]

Second declension.

Case Singular Plural
nominative zēlus zēlī
genitive zēlī zēlōrum
dative zēlō zēlīs
accusative zēlum zēlōs
ablative zēlō zēlīs
vocative zēle zēlī

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References[edit]

  • zelus in Charlton T. Lewis and Charles Short (1879) A Latin Dictionary, Oxford: Clarendon Press
  • du Cange, Charles (1883), “zelus”, in G. A. Louis Henschel, Pierre Carpentier, Léopold Favre, editors, Glossarium Mediæ et Infimæ Latinitatis (in Latin), Niort: L. Favre
  • zelus” in Félix Gaffiot’s Dictionnaire Illustré Latin-Français, Hachette (1934)
  • zelus in Harry Thurston Peck, editor (1898) Harper's Dictionary of Classical Antiquities, New York: Harper & Brothers
  • zelus in William Smith, editor (1848) A Dictionary of Greek Biography and Mythology, London: John Murray