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EtymologyEdit

From Proto-Indo-European *wel-, see also Tocharian B yel- ‘to examine’ and Welsh gweld.

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NounEdit

vultus m ‎(genitive vultūs); fourth declension

  1. expression, appearance
  2. (anatomy) face
  3. vocative singular of vultus

vultūs

  1. genitive singular of vultus
  2. nominative plural of vultus
  3. accusative plural of vultus
  4. vocative plural of vultus

InflectionEdit

Fourth declension.

Case Singular Plural
nominative vultus vultūs
genitive vultūs vultuum
dative vultuī vultibus
accusative vultum vultūs
ablative vultū vultibus
vocative vultus vultūs

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ReferencesEdit

  • vultus in Charlton T. Lewis & Charles Short (1879) A Latin Dictionary, Oxford: Clarendon Press
  • VULTUS in Charles du Fresne du Cange’s Glossarium Mediæ et Infimæ Latinitatis (augmented edition, 1883–1887)
  • vultus in Félix Gaffiot (1934), Dictionnaire Illustré Latin-Français, Paris: Hachette.
  • Meissner, Carl; Auden, Henry William (1894) Latin Phrase-Book[1], London: Macmillan and Co.
    • his eyes are always fixed on some one's face: oculi in vultu alicuius habitant
    • to dissemble, disguise one's feelings: vultum fingere
    • a feigned expression: vultus ficti simulatique
    • to put on a stern air: vultum componere ad severitatem
    • to keep one's countenance, remain impassive: vultum non mutare
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