humanus

LatinEdit

EtymologyEdit

From humus, with unclear ū.

PronunciationEdit

AdjectiveEdit

hūmānus m ‎(feminine hūmāna, neuter hūmānum); first/second declension

  1. human (of man, people)
  2. humane
  3. cultured, refined
  4. (substantive, usually plural) a human, mortal

InflectionEdit

First/second declension.

Number Singular Plural
Case / Gender Masculine Feminine Neuter Masculine Feminine Neuter
nominative hūmānus hūmāna hūmānum hūmānī hūmānae hūmāna
genitive hūmānī hūmānae hūmānī hūmānōrum hūmānārum hūmānōrum
dative hūmānō hūmānae hūmānō hūmānīs hūmānīs hūmānīs
accusative hūmānum hūmānam hūmānum hūmānōs hūmānās hūmāna
ablative hūmānō hūmānā hūmānō hūmānīs hūmānīs hūmānīs
vocative hūmāne hūmāna hūmānum hūmānī hūmānae hūmāna

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ReferencesEdit

  • Julius Pokorny (1959), Indogermanisches etymologisches Wörterbuch, in 3 vols, Bern, München: Francke Verlag
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