fretus

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Latin[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

From the root *dhar-, compare the Sanskrit dhar-ā-mi (to hold, to support). See frēnum (bridle, rein). Compare fultus (supported) and nixus (depended on) the past participle of nītor (to lean on, to depend on).

Adjective[edit]

frētus m (feminine frēta, neuter frētum); first/second declension

  1. (with ablative) trusting to, relying on, depending upon; supported by or leaning on something- in a good or bad sense
Inflection[edit]

First/second declension.

Number Singular Plural
Case \ Gender Masculine Feminine Neuter Masculine Feminine Neuter
nominative frētus frēta frētum frētī frētae frēta
genitive frētī frētae frētī frētōrum frētārum frētōrum
dative frētō frētae frētō frētīs frētīs frētīs
accusative frētum frētam frētum frētōs frētās frēta
ablative frētō frētā frētō frētīs frētīs frētīs
vocative frēte frēta frētum frētī frētae frēta

Etymology 2[edit]

From fretum (strait, channel)

Noun[edit]

fretus m (genitive fretūs); fourth declension

  1. strait, [channel]]
Inflection[edit]

Fourth declension (4).

Fourth declension.

Number Singular Plural
nominative fretus fretūs
genitive fretūs fretuum
dative fretuī fretibus
accusative fretum fretūs
ablative fretū fretibus
vocative fretus fretūs