māgnificus m ‎(feminine māgnifica, neuter māgnificum); first/second declension

  1. great, noble, distinguished, eminent, august
  2. splendid, rich, fine, costly, sumptuous, magnificent


First/second declension.

Number Singular Plural
Case / Gender Masculine Feminine Neuter Masculine Feminine Neuter
nominative māgnificus māgnifica māgnificum māgnificī māgnificae māgnifica
genitive māgnificī māgnificae māgnificī māgnificōrum māgnificārum māgnificōrum
dative māgnificō māgnificō māgnificīs
accusative māgnificum māgnificam māgnificum māgnificōs māgnificās māgnifica
ablative māgnificō māgnificā māgnificō māgnificīs
vocative māgnifice māgnifica māgnificum māgnificī māgnificae māgnifica


  • magnificus in Charlton T. Lewis & Charles Short (1879) A Latin Dictionary, Oxford: Clarendon Press
  • magnificus in Charlton T. Lewis (1891) An Elementary Latin Dictionary, New York: Harper & Brothers
  • MAGNIFICUS in Charles du Fresne du Cange’s Glossarium Mediæ et Infimæ Latinitatis (augmented edition, 1883–1887)
  • magnificus” in Félix Gaffiot (1934), Dictionnaire Illustré Latin-Français, Paris: Hachette.
  • Meissner, Carl; Auden, Henry William (1894) Latin Phrase-Book[1], London: Macmillan and Co.
    • to study the commonplace: cogitationes in res humiles abicere (De Amic. 9. 32) (Opp. alte spectare, ad altiora tendere, altum, magnificum, divinum suspicere)
    • (ambiguous) (1) to speak vehemently, passionately; (2) to speak pompously, boastfully: magnifice loqui, dicere
    • (ambiguous) to prepare, give a feast, dinner: convivium instruere, apparare, ornare (magnifice, splendide)