Latin edit

Pronunciation edit

Etymology 1 edit

From in- +‎ castus (pure, chaste, unpolluted).

Adjective edit

incestus (feminine incesta, neuter incestum); first/second-declension adjective

  1. unclean, impure, polluted, defiled, sinful, unrighteous, criminal
  2. unchaste, lewd, incestuous, lustful
Declension edit

First/second-declension adjective.

Number Singular Plural
Case / Gender Masculine Feminine Neuter Masculine Feminine Neuter
Nominative incestus incesta incestum incestī incestae incesta
Genitive incestī incestae incestī incestōrum incestārum incestōrum
Dative incestō incestō incestīs
Accusative incestum incestam incestum incestōs incestās incesta
Ablative incestō incestā incestō incestīs
Vocative inceste incesta incestum incestī incestae incesta
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Etymology 2 edit

From in- +‎ castus.

Noun edit

incestus m (genitive incestūs); fourth declension

  1. unchastity, sexual impurity, incest
Declension edit

Fourth-declension noun.

Case Singular Plural
Nominative incestus incestūs
Genitive incestūs incestuum
Dative incestuī incestibus
Accusative incestum incestūs
Ablative incestū incestibus
Vocative incestus incestūs
Descendants edit

References edit

  • incestus”, in Charlton T. Lewis and Charles Short (1879) A Latin Dictionary, Oxford: Clarendon Press
  • incestus”, in Charlton T. Lewis (1891) An Elementary Latin Dictionary, New York: Harper & Brothers
  • incestus in Gaffiot, Félix (1934) Dictionnaire illustré latin-français, Hachette.