LatinEdit

Alternative formsEdit

  • D. (in titular formulae)

EtymologyEdit

From the same source as deus. See there for more information.

PronunciationEdit

AdjectiveEdit

dīvus (feminine dīva, neuter dīvum, comparative dīvior, superlative dīvissimus or dīssimus); first/second-declension adjective

  1. of or belonging to a deity; divine
  2. godlike, godly

DeclensionEdit

First/second-declension adjective.

Number Singular Plural
Case / Gender Masculine Feminine Neuter Masculine Feminine Neuter
Nominative dīvus dīva dīvum dīvī dīvae dīva
Genitive dīvī dīvae dīvī dīvōrum dīvārum dīvōrum
Dative dīvō dīvō dīvīs
Accusative dīvum dīvam dīvum dīvōs dīvās dīva
Ablative dīvō dīvā dīvō dīvīs
Vocative dīve dīva dīvum dīvī dīvae dīva

Derived termsEdit

Related termsEdit

NounEdit

dīvus m (genitive dīvī); second declension

  1. god, fairy

DeclensionEdit

Second-declension noun.

Case Singular Plural
Nominative dīvus dīvī
Genitive dīvī dīvōrum
Dative dīvō dīvīs
Accusative dīvum dīvōs
Ablative dīvō dīvīs
Vocative dīve dīvī

DescendantsEdit

  • French: dive
  • Italian: divo
  • Romanian: div

ReferencesEdit

  • divus in Charlton T. Lewis and Charles Short (1879) A Latin Dictionary, Oxford: Clarendon Press
  • divus in Charlton T. Lewis (1891) An Elementary Latin Dictionary, New York: Harper & Brothers
  • divus 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)
  • divus in Gaffiot, Félix (1934) Dictionnaire illustré Latin-Français, Hachette
  • Carl Meißner; Henry William Auden (1894) Latin Phrase-Book[1], London: Macmillan and Co.
    • in the open air: sub divo

LatvianEdit

NumeralEdit

divus

  1. accusative plural masculine form of divi