enthusiastes

LatinEdit

Alternative formsEdit

EtymologyEdit

Borrowed from Ancient Greek ἐνθουσῐᾰστής (enthousiastḗs).

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

enthūsiastēs m (genitive enthūsiastae); first declension

  1. (New Latin) one who believes that he is divinely inspired (especially, where he regards this inspiration as negating the authority of Holy Scripture)

DeclensionEdit

First-declension noun (masculine Greek-type with nominative singular in -ēs).

Case Singular Plural
Nominative enthūsiastēs enthūsiastae
Genitive enthūsiastae enthūsiastārum
Dative enthūsiastae enthūsiastīs
Accusative enthūsiastēn enthūsiastās
Ablative enthūsiastē enthūsiastīs
Vocative enthūsiastē enthūsiastae

DescendantsEdit

  • Spanish: entusiasta

ReferencesEdit

  • enthusiasta in Ramminger, Johann (accessed 25.03.08) Neulateinische Wortliste: Ein Wörterbuch des Lateinischen von Petrarca bis 1700[1], pre-publication website, 2005-2016