LatinEdit

Alternative formsEdit

EtymologyEdit

From cārus (dear, expensive) +‎ -tās.

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

cāritās f (genitive cāritātis); third declension

  1. dearness
  2. costliness, high price
  3. charity, the attitude of kindness and understanding towards others
  4. regard, esteem, affection, love

DeclensionEdit

Third-declension noun.

Case Singular Plural
Nominative cāritās cāritātēs
Genitive cāritātis cāritātum
Dative cāritātī cāritātibus
Accusative cāritātem cāritātēs
Ablative cāritāte cāritātibus
Vocative cāritās cāritātēs

DescendantsEdit

  • Catalan: caritat
  • English: charity (via Old French)
  • French: charité, cherté
  • Italian: carità

ReferencesEdit


SpanishEdit

NounEdit

caritas

  1. plural of carita