humilis

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LatinEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Proto-Indo-European *dʰǵʰemelo-, from *dʰéǵʰōm ‎(earth), whence humus. Cognate with Ancient Greek χθαμαλός ‎(khthamalós), Phrygian ζεμελως ‎(zemelōs, man).

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AdjectiveEdit

humilis m, f ‎(neuter humile); third declension

  1. low, lowly, small, slight; shallow
  2. (in respect to birth, fortune or worth) base, mean, humble, obscure, poor, needy, insignificant, low
  3. (of mind or character) submissive, abject

InflectionEdit

Third declension.

Number Singular Plural
Case / Gender Masc./Fem. Neuter Masc./Fem. Neuter
nominative humilis humile humilēs humilia
genitive humilis humilium
dative humilī humilibus
accusative humilem humile humilēs humilia
ablative humilī humilibus
vocative humilis humile humilēs humilia

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ReferencesEdit

  • humilis” in Charlton T. Lewis & Charles Short, A Latin Dictionary, Oxford: Clarendon Press, 1879.
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