intimus

See also: intīmus

DutchEdit

EtymologyEdit

Learned borrowing from Latin intimus.

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /ˈɪn.ti.mʏs/
  • Hyphenation: in‧ti‧mus

NounEdit

intimus m (plural intimi)

  1. A close friend, an intimate friend.
    Synonym: boezemvriend

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EsperantoEdit

VerbEdit

intimus

  1. conditional of intimi

LatinEdit

EtymologyEdit

From the radical of inter + -imus.

PronunciationEdit

AdjectiveEdit

intimus (feminine intima, neuter intimum); first/second-declension adjective

  1. (superlative degree of intra) inmost; profound
  2. most or very secret or intimate

DeclensionEdit

First/second-declension adjective.

Number Singular Plural
Case / Gender Masculine Feminine Neuter Masculine Feminine Neuter
Nominative intimus intima intimum intimī intimae intima
Genitive intimī intimae intimī intimōrum intimārum intimōrum
Dative intimō intimō intimīs
Accusative intimum intimam intimum intimōs intimās intima
Ablative intimō intimā intimō intimīs
Vocative intime intima intimum intimī intimae intima

DescendantsEdit

ReferencesEdit

  • intimus in Charlton T. Lewis and Charles Short (1879) A Latin Dictionary, Oxford: Clarendon Press
  • intimus in Charlton T. Lewis (1891) An Elementary Latin Dictionary, New York: Harper & Brothers
  • intimus in Gaffiot, Félix (1934) Dictionnaire illustré Latin-Français, Hachette
  • Carl Meissner; Henry William Auden (1894) Latin Phrase-Book[1], London: Macmillan and Co.
    • to penetrate into the heart of Greece: in ipsam or intimam Graeciam penetrare
    • my most intimate acquaintance: homo intimus, familiarissimus mihi