See also: často

GalicianEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Latin castus.

AdjectiveEdit

casto m (feminine singular casta, masculine plural castos, feminine plural castas)

  1. chaste

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ItalianEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Latin castus.

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /ˈkas.to/, [ˈkäs̪t̪o̞]
  • Rhymes: -asto
  • Hyphenation: cà‧sto

AdjectiveEdit

casto (feminine singular casta, masculine plural casti, feminine plural caste)

  1. chaste
    • c. 13y, Francis of Assisi, Cantico di Frate Sole [Canticle of the Sun]‎[1], printed by the Biblioteca del Sacro Convento di San Francesco, page 2:
      Laudato ſi mi ſignore ᵱ ſoꝛ aqua, la quale e multo utile ⁊ hũile ⁊ p̃tioſa ⁊ caſta.
      Praised be You, my Lord, through Sister Water, which is very useful and humble and precious and chaste.
  2. (by extension) pure, innocent, virtuous

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  • casto in Treccani.it – Vocabolario Treccani on line, Istituto dell'Enciclopedia Italiana

LatinEdit

Alternative formsEdit

EtymologyEdit

Borrowed from Frankish *kastō (box, case).

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

castō m (genitive castōnis); third declension[1][2]

  1. (Medieval Latin) encasement

DeclensionEdit

Third-declension noun.

Case Singular Plural
Nominative castō castōnēs
Genitive castōnis castōnum
Dative castōnī castōnibus
Accusative castōnem castōnēs
Ablative castōne castōnibus
Vocative castō castōnēs

DescendantsEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ Niermeyer, Jan Frederik (1976), “casto”, in Mediae Latinitatis Lexicon Minus, Leiden, Boston: Brill, page 155
  2. ^ casto in Charles du Fresne du Cange’s Glossarium Mediæ et Infimæ Latinitatis (augmented edition, 1883–1887)

AdjectiveEdit

castō

  1. dative masculine singular of castus
  2. dative neuter singular of castus
  3. ablative masculine singular of castus
  4. ablative neuter singular of castus

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PortugueseEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Old Portuguese casto, from Latin castus, possibly borrowed.

PronunciationEdit

AdjectiveEdit

casto m (feminine singular casta, masculine plural castos, feminine plural castas, comparable)

  1. chaste (abstaining from sexual activity)

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Further readingEdit

  • casto” in Dicionário Priberam da Língua Portuguesa.

SpanishEdit

EtymologyEdit

Borrowed from Latin castus[1].

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /ˈkasto/, [ˈkast̪o]

AdjectiveEdit

casto (feminine singular casta, masculine plural castos, feminine plural castas) (superlative castísimo)

  1. chaste (abstaining from sexual intercourse)
  2. (obsolete) pure

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