supernus

LatinEdit

EtymologyEdit

From super (above, over).

PronunciationEdit

AdjectiveEdit

supernus (feminine superna, neuter supernum, adverb superne); first/second-declension adjective

  1. upper, that is located above
  2. celestial, supernal, lofty
  3. (figuratively) northern

DeclensionEdit

First/second-declension adjective.

Number Singular Plural
Case / Gender Masculine Feminine Neuter Masculine Feminine Neuter
Nominative supernus superna supernum supernī supernae superna
Genitive supernī supernae supernī supernōrum supernārum supernōrum
Dative supernō supernō supernīs
Accusative supernum supernam supernum supernōs supernās superna
Ablative supernō supernā supernō supernīs
Vocative superne superna supernum supernī supernae superna

Derived termsEdit

Related termsEdit

DescendantsEdit

  • English: supernal
  • French: supernel
  • Italian: superno

NounEdit

supernus m (genitive supernī); second declension

  1. (Medieval Latin) heaven-dweller, God
  2. (military) a sword thrust made over the top of an opponent's shield

DeclensionEdit

Second-declension noun.

Case Singular Plural
Nominative supernus supernī
Genitive supernī supernōrum
Dative supernō supernīs
Accusative supernum supernōs
Ablative supernō supernīs
Vocative superne supernī

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