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EtymologyEdit

Derived from lep(ōs) (pleasantness”, “sweetness) +‎ -idus (tending to, adjectival suffix).

PronunciationEdit

AdjectiveEdit

lepidus (feminine lepida, neuter lepidum); first/second declension

  1. pleasant, charming
  2. witty
  3. effeminate

InflectionEdit

First/second declension.

Number Singular Plural
Case / Gender Masculine Feminine Neuter Masculine Feminine Neuter
nominative lepidus lepida lepidum lepidī lepidae lepida
genitive lepidī lepidae lepidī lepidōrum lepidārum lepidōrum
dative lepidō lepidō lepidīs
accusative lepidum lepidam lepidum lepidōs lepidās lepida
ablative lepidō lepidā lepidō lepidīs
vocative lepide lepida lepidum lepidī lepidae lepida

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ReferencesEdit

  • lepidus in Charlton T. Lewis and Charles Short (1879) A Latin Dictionary, Oxford: Clarendon Press
  • lepidus in Charlton T. Lewis (1891) An Elementary Latin Dictionary, New York: Harper & Brothers
  • lepidus” in Félix Gaffiot’s Dictionnaire Illustré Latin-Français, Hachette (1934)
  • lepidus in Harry Thurston Peck, editor (1898) Harper's Dictionary of Classical Antiquities, New York: Harper & Brothers
  • lepidus in William Smith, editor (1848) A Dictionary of Greek Biography and Mythology, London: John Murray