EsperantoEdit

VerbEdit

fidus

  1. conditional of fidi

IdoEdit

VerbEdit

fidus

  1. conditional of fidar

LatinEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Proto-Italic *feiðos, from the same root as fīdō.

PronunciationEdit

AdjectiveEdit

fīdus (feminine fīda, neuter fīdum, comparative fīdior, superlative fīdissimus); first/second-declension adjective

  1. trusty, trustworthy, dependable, credible
  2. loyal, faithful
  3. steadfast
  4. certain, safe

DeclensionEdit

First/second-declension adjective.

Number Singular Plural
Case / Gender Masculine Feminine Neuter Masculine Feminine Neuter
Nominative fīdus fīda fīdum fīdī fīdae fīda
Genitive fīdī fīdae fīdī fīdōrum fīdārum fīdōrum
Dative fīdō fīdō fīdīs
Accusative fīdum fīdam fīdum fīdōs fīdās fīda
Ablative fīdō fīdā fīdō fīdīs
Vocative fīde fīda fīdum fīdī fīdae fīda

SynonymsEdit

Related termsEdit

DescendantsEdit

  • Italian: fido
  • Spanish: fido

ReferencesEdit

  • fidus in Charlton T. Lewis and Charles Short (1879) A Latin Dictionary, Oxford: Clarendon Press
  • fidus in Charlton T. Lewis (1891) An Elementary Latin Dictionary, New York: Harper & Brothers
  • fidus in Charles du Fresne du Cange’s Glossarium Mediæ et Infimæ Latinitatis (augmented edition, 1883–1887)
  • fidus in Gaffiot, Félix (1934) Dictionnaire illustré Latin-Français, Hachette
  • Carl Meissner; Henry William Auden (1894) Latin Phrase-Book[1], London: Macmillan and Co.
    • (ambiguous) historic times: historicorum fide contestata memoria
    • (ambiguous) an acknowledged historical fact: res historiae fide comprobata
    • (ambiguous) to remain loyal: in fide manere (B. G. 7. 4. 5)
    • (ambiguous) to undermine a person's loyalty: de fide deducere or a fide abducere aliquem
    • (ambiguous) having exchanged pledges, promises: fide data et accepta (Sall. Iug. 81. 1)
    • (ambiguous) to be bound by one's word; to be on one's honour: fide obstrictum teneri (Pis. 13. 29)
    • (ambiguous) to promise an oath to..: iureiurando ac fide se obstringere, ut

VolapükEdit

NounEdit

fidus

  1. predicative plural of fid