Maximus

See also: maximus

EnglishEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Latin Maximus

Proper nounEdit

Maximus

  1. A male given name

Usage notesEdit

This given name is one of those traditionally given to Black African slaves in the United States, similar to many others of Classical origins given to slaves

Derived termsEdit

  • Max (diminutive)

LatinEdit

EtymologyEdit

From maximus (the greatest).

PronunciationEdit

Proper nounEdit

Maximus m sg (genitive Maximī); second declension

  1. A Roman cognomen — famously held by:
    1. Quīntus Fabius Maximus, a Roman dictator

DeclensionEdit

Second-declension noun, singular only.

Case Singular
Nominative Maximus
Genitive Maximī
Dative Maximō
Accusative Maximum
Ablative Maximō
Vocative Maxime

BorrowingsEdit