abortus

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

(borrowed) New Latin, borrowing from Latin abortus (miscarriage)

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Noun[edit]

abortus (plural abortuses or aborti)

  1. An abortion. [First attested in the mid 19th century.][1]
  2. An aborted fetus, especially one aborted in early pregnancy. [First attested in the early 20th century.][1]

References[edit]

  1. 1.0 1.1 Lesley Brown (editor), The Shorter Oxford English Dictionary, 5th edition (Oxford University Press, 2003 [1933], ISBN 978-0-19-860575-7), page 7

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Dutch[edit]

Etymology[edit]

(borrowed) New Latin, borrowing from Latin abortus (miscarriage)

Pronunciation[edit]

  • Hyphenation: abor‧tus

Noun[edit]

abortus m (plural abortussen, diminutive abortusje n)

  1. miscarriage, abortion (spontaneous and induced)

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Esperanto[edit]

Verb[edit]

abortus

  1. conditional of aborti

Ido[edit]

Verb[edit]

abortus

  1. conditional of abortar

Latin[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Perfect active participle from aborior (pass away; miscarry), from ab (from, away from) + orior (rise, get up; appear).

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

abortus m (genitive abortūs); fourth declension

  1. premature delivery, miscarriage, abortion
  2. (figuratively) an unfinished piece

Inflection[edit]

Fourth declension.

Number Singular Plural
nominative abortus abortūs
genitive abortūs abortuum
dative abortuī abortibus
accusative abortum abortūs
ablative abortū abortibus
vocative abortus abortūs

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Participle[edit]

abortus m (feminine aborta, neuter abortum); first/second declension

  1. disappeared, passed away, having disappeared or passed away
  2. miscarried, aborted, having miscarried or aborted

Inflection[edit]

First/second declension.

Number Singular Plural
Case \ Gender Masculine Feminine Neuter Masculine Feminine Neuter
nominative abortus aborta abortum abortī abortae aborta
genitive abortī abortae abortī abortōrum abortārum abortōrum
dative abortō abortae abortō abortīs abortīs abortīs
accusative abortum abortam abortum abortōs abortās aborta
ablative abortō abortā abortō abortīs abortīs abortīs
vocative aborte aborta abortum abortī abortae aborta

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Serbo-Croatian[edit]

Noun[edit]

abòrtus m (Cyrillic spelling або̀ртус)

  1. miscarriage

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