lusus

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See also: lūšus

Latin[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From the perfect passive participle of lūdō (play (a game, sport)).

Pronunciation[edit]

Participle[edit]

lūsus m (feminine lūsa, neuter lūsum); first/second declension

  1. played (a game or sport), having been played.
  2. practiced, having been practiced.
  3. mocked, mimicked, having been mocked.
  4. teased, ridiculed, having been teased.
  5. deceived, tricked, having been deceived.

Inflection[edit]

First/second declension.

Number Singular Plural
Case \ Gender Masculine Feminine Neuter Masculine Feminine Neuter
nominative lūsus lūsa lūsum lūsī lūsae lūsa
genitive lūsī lūsae lūsī lūsōrum lūsārum lūsōrum
dative lūsō lūsae lūsō lūsīs lūsīs lūsīs
accusative lūsum lūsam lūsum lūsōs lūsās lūsa
ablative lūsō lūsā lūsō lūsīs lūsīs lūsīs
vocative lūse lūsa lūsum lūsī lūsae lūsa

Noun[edit]

lūsus m (genitive lūsūs); fourth declension

  1. a playing, play, sport, game
  2. toying, dalliance
  3. jest, mockery, fun

Inflection[edit]

Fourth declension.

Number Singular Plural
nominative lūsus lūsūs
genitive lūsūs lūsuum
dative lūsuī lūsibus
accusative lūsum lūsūs
ablative lūsū lūsibus
vocative lūsus lūsūs

Related terms[edit]

References[edit]

  • lusus in Charlton T. Lewis & Charles Short, A Latin Dictionary, Oxford: Clarendon Press, 1879