morsus

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Latin[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Perfect passive participle of mordeō (I bite).

Pronunciation[edit]

Participle[edit]

morsus m (feminine morsa, neuter morsum); first/second declension

  1. bitten, eaten, devoured, consumed, having been bitten
  2. (figuratively) stung, pained, hurt, bitten, having been stung

Inflection[edit]

First/second declension.

Number Singular Plural
Case \ Gender Masculine Feminine Neuter Masculine Feminine Neuter
nominative morsus morsa morsum morsī morsae morsa
genitive morsī morsae morsī morsōrum morsārum morsōrum
dative morsō morsae morsō morsīs morsīs morsīs
accusative morsum morsam morsum morsōs morsās morsa
ablative morsō morsā morsō morsīs morsīs morsīs
vocative morse morsa morsum morsī morsae morsa

Noun[edit]

morsus m (genitive morsūs); fourth declension

  1. a bite, sting
  2. (by extension) sharpness of flavor, sharp taste, pungency
  3. (figuratively) pain, vexation, bite, sting
  4. vocative singular of morsus

morsūs

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

Inflection[edit]

Fourth declension.

Number Singular Plural
nominative morsus morsūs
genitive morsūs morsuum
dative morsuī morsibus
accusative morsum morsūs
ablative morsū morsibus
vocative morsus morsūs

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