amabilis

LatinEdit

EtymologyEdit

From amāre, amō (to love) +‎ -bilis.

PronunciationEdit

AdjectiveEdit

amābilis (neuter amābile, comparative amābilior, adverb amābiliter); third-declension two-termination adjective

  1. lovable, worthy of love
  2. lovely, attractive, pleasant

DeclensionEdit

Third-declension two-termination adjective.

Number Singular Plural
Case / Gender Masc./Fem. Neuter Masc./Fem. Neuter
Nominative amābilis amābile amābilēs amābilia
Genitive amābilis amābilium
Dative amābilī amābilibus
Accusative amābilem amābile amābilēs
amābilīs
amābilia
Ablative amābilī amābilibus
Vocative amābilis amābile amābilēs amābilia

Derived termsEdit

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DescendantsEdit

  • Catalan: amable
  • English: Amabel
  • French: aimable
  • Galician: amable
  • Italian: amabile
  • Portuguese: amável
  • Spanish: amable

ReferencesEdit

  • amabilis”, in Charlton T. Lewis and Charles Short (1879) A Latin Dictionary, Oxford: Clarendon Press
  • amabilis”, in Charlton T. Lewis (1891) An Elementary Latin Dictionary, New York: Harper & Brothers
  • amabilis in Gaffiot, Félix (1934) Dictionnaire illustré latin-français, Hachette