dives

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EnglishEdit

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

dives

  1. plural of dive

VerbEdit

dives

  1. third-person singular simple present indicative form of dive

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EtymologyEdit

From Proto-Indo-European *deywós, the same source as deus ‎(god) and dīvus ‎(divine). Originally meaning "favored by the gods, blessed, divine".

PronunciationEdit

AdjectiveEdit

dīves m, f, n ‎(genitive dīvitis, comparative dīvitior, superlative dīvitissimus); third declension

  1. rich, wealthy
  2. (of land) productive, fertile
  3. talented

DeclensionEdit

Third declension, one ending, parisyllabic i-stem variant. Third declension, non-i-stem (genitive plural in -um).

Number Singular Plural
Case / Gender Masc./Fem. Neuter Masc./Fem. Neuter
nominative dīves dīvitēs dīvita
genitive dīvitis dīvitum
dative dīvitī dīvitibus
accusative dīvitem dīves dīvitēs dīvita
ablative dīvite dīvitibus
vocative dīves dīvitēs dīvita

NounEdit

dīves m ‎(genitive dīvitis); third declension

  1. a rich man (substantive of dives)

DeclensionEdit

Third declension.

Case Singular Plural
nominative dīves dīvitēs
genitive dīvitis dīvitum
dative dīvitī dīvitibus
accusative dīvitem dīvitēs
ablative dīvite dīvitibus
vocative dīves dīvitēs

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ReferencesEdit

  • dives” in Charlton T. Lewis & Charles Short, A Latin Dictionary, Oxford: Clarendon Press, 1879.
  • dives” in Félix Gaffiot (1934), Dictionnaire Illustré Latin-Français, Paris: Hachette.
  • Meissner, Carl; Auden, Henry William (1894) Latin Phrase-Book[1], London: Macmillan and Co.
    • to raise a man from poverty to wealth: aliquem ex paupere divitem facere
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