Future passive participle (gerundive) of amō (love).



amandus (feminine amanda, neuter amandum); first/second-declension participle

  1. which is to be loved
  2. which is to be liked
  3. which is to be in obligation to


First/second-declension adjective.

Number Singular Plural
Case / Gender Masculine Feminine Neuter Masculine Feminine Neuter
Nominative amandus amanda amandum amandī amandae amanda
Genitive amandī amandae amandī amandōrum amandārum amandōrum
Dative amandō amandō amandīs
Accusative amandum amandam amandum amandōs amandās amanda
Ablative amandō amandā amandō amandīs
Vocative amande amanda amandum amandī amandae amanda

Related termsEdit


  • amandus in Charlton T. Lewis (1891) An Elementary Latin Dictionary, New York: Harper & Brothers
  • amandus in Charles du Fresne du Cange’s Glossarium Mediæ et Infimæ Latinitatis (augmented edition, 1883–1887)
  • amandus in Gaffiot, Félix (1934) Dictionnaire illustré Latin-Français, Hachette
  • Carl Meissner; Henry William Auden (1894) Latin Phrase-Book[1], London: Macmillan and Co.
    • (ambiguous) the word amicitia comes from amare: nomen amicitiae (or simply amicitia) dicitur ab amando
  • amandus in Ramminger, Johann (accessed 16 July 2016) Neulateinische Wortliste: Ein Wörterbuch des Lateinischen von Petrarca bis 1700[2], pre-publication website, 2005-2016
  • amandus in William Smith, editor (1848) A Dictionary of Greek Biography and Mythology, London: John Murray