sumptuosus

LatinEdit

EtymologyEdit

From sūmptus (cost, charge, expense), perfect passive participle of sūmō (I take).

PronunciationEdit

AdjectiveEdit

sūmptuōsus (feminine sūmptuōsa, neuter sūmptuōsum, comparative sūmptuōsior); first/second-declension adjective

  1. Very expensive or costly
  2. sumptuous
  3. lavish, wasteful, extravagant

DeclensionEdit

First/second-declension adjective.

Number Singular Plural
Case / Gender Masculine Feminine Neuter Masculine Feminine Neuter
Nominative sūmptuōsus sūmptuōsa sūmptuōsum sūmptuōsī sūmptuōsae sūmptuōsa
Genitive sūmptuōsī sūmptuōsae sūmptuōsī sūmptuōsōrum sūmptuōsārum sūmptuōsōrum
Dative sūmptuōsō sūmptuōsō sūmptuōsīs
Accusative sūmptuōsum sūmptuōsam sūmptuōsum sūmptuōsōs sūmptuōsās sūmptuōsa
Ablative sūmptuōsō sūmptuōsā sūmptuōsō sūmptuōsīs
Vocative sūmptuōse sūmptuōsa sūmptuōsum sūmptuōsī sūmptuōsae sūmptuōsa

DescendantsEdit

  • English: sumptuous
  • French: somptueux
  • Italian: sontuoso
  • Spanish: suntuoso

ReferencesEdit

  • sumptuosus in Charlton T. Lewis and Charles Short (1879) A Latin Dictionary, Oxford: Clarendon Press
  • sumptuosus in Charlton T. Lewis (1891) An Elementary Latin Dictionary, New York: Harper & Brothers
  • sumptuosus in Charles du Fresne du Cange’s Glossarium Mediæ et Infimæ Latinitatis (augmented edition with additions by D. P. Carpenterius, Adelungius and others, edited by Léopold Favre, 1883–1887)
  • sumptuosus in Gaffiot, Félix (1934) Dictionnaire illustré Latin-Français, Hachette