augustus

See also: Augustus

DutchEdit

EtymologyEdit

Borrowed from Latin Augustus.

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /ɑu̯ˈɣʏs.tʏs/
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  • Hyphenation: au‧gus‧tus

NounEdit

augustus m (uncountable)

  1. August (month)

DescendantsEdit

  • Afrikaans: Augustus
  • Negerhollands: august
  • Indonesian: Agustus
  • Papiamentu: ougùstùs

See alsoEdit


LatinEdit

 
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EtymologyEdit

From augeō (increase, grow, honor). The month sextīlis was renamed after the emperor Augustus Caesar.

PronunciationEdit

AdjectiveEdit

augustus (feminine augusta, neuter augustum, comparative augustior, superlative augustissimus); first/second-declension adjective

  1. august, majestic, venerable
  2. of August, the sixth month of the Roman calendar
  3. Augustan (pertaining to the Emperor Augustus)
  4. imperial, royal

Usage notesEdit

  • Originally a word of religious use, but given as a title to the emperor Augustus.
  • In Latin, the month names are used as adjectives. In the Classical period, this adjective modifies a noun identifying a particular day, from which the date was reckoned. In Medieval Latin and later periods, the adjective modifies a numeral for the day of the month.

DeclensionEdit

First/second-declension adjective.

Number Singular Plural
Case / Gender Masculine Feminine Neuter Masculine Feminine Neuter
Nominative augustus augusta augustum augustī augustae augusta
Genitive augustī augustae augustī augustōrum augustārum augustōrum
Dative augustō augustō augustīs
Accusative augustum augustam augustum augustōs augustās augusta
Ablative augustō augustā augustō augustīs
Vocative auguste augusta augustum augustī augustae augusta

SynonymsEdit

Related termsEdit

DescendantsEdit

  • Latin: agustus (see there for further descendants)
Unsorted borrowings

These borrowings are ultimately but perhaps not directly from Latin. They are organized into geographical and language family groups, not by etymology.

See alsoEdit

ReferencesEdit

  • augustus in Charlton T. Lewis and Charles Short (1879) A Latin Dictionary, Oxford: Clarendon Press
  • augustus in Charlton T. Lewis (1891) An Elementary Latin Dictionary, New York: Harper & Brothers
  • augustus in Charles du Fresne du Cange’s Glossarium Mediæ et Infimæ Latinitatis (augmented edition with additions by D. P. Carpenterius, Adelungius and others, edited by Léopold Favre, 1883–1887)
  • augustus in Gaffiot, Félix (1934) Dictionnaire illustré Latin-Français, Hachette
  • augustus in The Perseus Project (1999) Perseus Encyclopedia[1]
  • augustus in Harry Thurston Peck, editor (1898) Harper's Dictionary of Classical Antiquities, New York: Harper & Brothers
  • augustus in William Smith, editor (1848) A Dictionary of Greek Biography and Mythology, London: John Murray
  • augustus in William Smith et al., editor (1890) A Dictionary of Greek and Roman Antiquities, London: William Wayte. G. E. Marindin

LatvianEdit

NounEdit

augustus m

  1. accusative plural form of augusts

LimburgishEdit

 
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NounEdit

augustus

  1. August (month)

West FrisianEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Latin augustus.

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

augustus c (plural augustussen)

  1. August
    Synonym: rispmoanne

Further readingEdit

  • augustus”, in Wurdboek fan de Fryske taal (in Dutch), 2011