passus

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English[edit]

Noun[edit]

passus (plural passuses)

  1. A section of a long narrative poem; a canto

Latin[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

From pandō (stretch).

Noun[edit]

passus m (genitive passūs); fourth declension

  1. step
  2. length unit (5 ft, 1.48 m)
Inflection[edit]

Fourth declension.

Number Singular Plural
nominative passus passūs
genitive passūs passuum
dative passuī passibus
accusative passum passūs
ablative passū passibus
vocative passus passūs
Descendants[edit]

Etymology 2[edit]

Perfect deponent participle of patior (suffer)

Participle[edit]

passus m (feminine passa, neuter passum); first/second declension

  1. suffered, having suffered
  2. allowed, having allowed
  3. permitted, having permitted
Inflection[edit]

First/second declension.

Number Singular Plural
Case \ Gender Masculine Feminine Neuter Masculine Feminine Neuter
nominative passus passa passum passī passae passa
genitive passī passae passī passōrum passārum passōrum
dative passō passae passō passīs passīs passīs
accusative passum passam passum passōs passās passa
ablative passō passā passō passīs passīs passīs
vocative passe passa passum passī passae passa

Etymology 3[edit]

Perfect passive participle of pando (spread out (to dry))

Participle[edit]

passus m (feminine passa, neuter passum); first/second declension

  1. dried
Inflection[edit]

First/second declension.

Number Singular Plural
Case \ Gender Masculine Feminine Neuter Masculine Feminine Neuter
nominative passus passa passum passī passae passa
genitive passī passae passī passōrum passārum passōrum
dative passō passae passō passīs passīs passīs
accusative passum passam passum passōs passās passa
ablative passō passā passō passīs passīs passīs
vocative passe passa passum passī passae passa

References[edit]

  • passus1 in Charlton T. Lewis & Charles Short, A Latin Dictionary, Oxford: Clarendon Press, 1879
  • passus2 in Charlton T. Lewis & Charles Short, A Latin Dictionary, Oxford: Clarendon Press, 1879

Swedish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Latin passus, step (Sw. steg)

Noun[edit]

passus c

  1. A short section (e.g. a few connected words or sentences) of a written or oral presentation; a "passage" (in a book, etc.); an "item" (of a presentation)
  2. A short elaboration on an item of a presentation not belonging to the main subject

Inflection[edit]

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