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LatinEdit

EtymologyEdit

From candeō (I shine) +‎ -idus.

PronunciationEdit

AdjectiveEdit

candidus (feminine candida, neuter candidum, comparative candidior, superlative candidissimus); first/second-declension adjective

  1. shining white
    Toga candida.
    Pure white toga.
    Synonyms: albidus, albus, lacteolus
    Antonym: niger
  2. clear, bright
  3. fair, beautiful

DeclensionEdit

First/second-declension adjective.

Number Singular Plural
Case / Gender Masculine Feminine Neuter Masculine Feminine Neuter
Nominative candidus candida candidum candidī candidae candida
Genitive candidī candidae candidī candidōrum candidārum candidōrum
Dative candidō candidō candidīs
Accusative candidum candidam candidum candidōs candidās candida
Ablative candidō candidā candidō candidīs
Vocative candide candida candidum candidī candidae candida

Related termsEdit

DescendantsEdit

  • Catalan: càndid
  • English: candid
  • French: candide (borrowing)
  • Portuguese: cândido
  • Italian: candido
  • Spanish: cándido

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