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sacrosanctus

LatinEdit

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EtymologyEdit

From sacer (sacred, holy) + sānctus (consecrated, sacred).

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AdjectiveEdit

sacrōsānctus m (feminine sacrōsāncta, neuter sacrōsānctum); first/second declension

  1. inaugurated or consecrated with religious ceremonies
  2. fixed or decreed as inviolable, sacred, sacrosanct
  3. (by extension) most holy, sacred or venerable

InflectionEdit

First/second declension.

Number Singular Plural
Case \ Gender Masculine Feminine Neuter Masculine Feminine Neuter
nominative sacrōsānctus sacrōsāncta sacrōsānctum sacrōsānctī sacrōsānctae sacrōsāncta
genitive sacrōsānctī sacrōsānctae sacrōsānctī sacrōsānctōrum sacrōsānctārum sacrōsānctōrum
dative sacrōsānctō sacrōsānctae sacrōsānctō sacrōsānctīs sacrōsānctīs sacrōsānctīs
accusative sacrōsānctum sacrōsānctam sacrōsānctum sacrōsānctōs sacrōsānctās sacrōsāncta
ablative sacrōsānctō sacrōsānctā sacrōsānctō sacrōsānctīs sacrōsānctīs sacrōsānctīs
vocative sacrōsāncte sacrōsāncta sacrōsānctum sacrōsānctī sacrōsānctae sacrōsāncta

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DescendantsEdit

ReferencesEdit

  • sacrosanctus in Charlton T. Lewis & Charles Short, A Latin Dictionary, Oxford: Clarendon Press, 1879