virtus

LatinEdit

EtymologyEdit

From vir (man).

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

virtūs f (genitive virtūtis); third declension

  1. manliness, manhood, virility
  2. courage, resoluteness
  3. virtue, goodness
  4. character
  5. excellence

InflectionEdit

Third declension.

Number Singular Plural
nominative virtūs virtūtēs
genitive virtūtis virtūtum
dative virtūtī virtūtibus
accusative virtūtem virtūtēs
ablative virtūte virtūtibus
vocative virtūs virtūtēs

DescendantsEdit

ReferencesEdit

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