urbanitas

LatinEdit

EtymologyEdit

From urbānus (of or pertaining to the city) +‎ -itās.

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

urbānitās f (genitive urbānitātis); third declension

  1. An instance of living in the city; city life.
  2. City fashions or manners; refinement, politeness, courtesy, urbanity, sophistication.
  3. (of speech) Delicacy, elegance or refinement of speech; wit, humor, pleasantry, raillery; trickery, knavery.

InflectionEdit

Third declension.

Number Singular Plural
nominative urbānitās urbānitātēs
genitive urbānitātis urbānitātum
dative urbānitātī urbānitātibus
accusative urbānitātem urbānitātēs
ablative urbānitāte urbānitātibus
vocative urbānitās urbānitātēs

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DescendantsEdit

ReferencesEdit

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