humanus

See also: humānus

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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 hūmānō hūmānīs
accusative hūmānum hūmānam hūmānum hūmānōs hūmānās hūmāna
ablative hūmānō hūmānā hūmānō hūmānīs
vocative hūmāne hūmāna hūmānum hūmānī hūmānae hūmāna

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ReferencesEdit

  • humanus” in Charlton T. Lewis & Charles Short, A Latin Dictionary, Oxford: Clarendon Press, 1879.
  • humanus” in Félix Gaffiot (1934), Dictionnaire Illustré Latin-Français, Paris: Hachette.
  • Meissner, Carl; Auden, Henry William (1894) Latin Phrase-Book[1], London: Macmillan and Co.
    • human life: res humanae or simply res
    • that is the way of the world; such is life: haec est rerum humanarum condicio
    • to despise earthly things: res externas or humanas despicere
    • to feel superior to the affairs of life: res humanas infra se positas arbitrari
    • to civilise men, a nation: homines, gentem a fera agrestique vita ad humanum cultum civilemque deducere (De Or. 1. 8. 33)
    • heavenly things; earthly things: supera et caelestia; humana et citerioria
  • humanus” in Ramminger, Johann (accessed 16 July 2016) Neulateinische Wortliste: Ein Wörterbuch des Lateinischen von Petrarca bis 1700[2], pre-publication website, 2005-2016
  • Julius Pokorny (1959), Indogermanisches etymologisches Wörterbuch, in 3 vols, Bern, München: Francke Verlag
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