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Perfect passive participle of abrumpō ‎(break off, tear, sever), from ab ‎(from, away from) + rumpō ‎(break, burst, tear).


abruptus m ‎(feminine abrupta, neuter abruptum); first/second declension

  1. broken off, torn, severed, having been broken off
  2. (by extension) broken off; precipitous, steep, abrupt
  3. (of an event, action or policy) cut short, broken off, having been cut short
  4. (by extension) broken off; broken, disconnected, abrupt


First/second declension.

Number Singular Plural
Case / Gender Masculine Feminine Neuter Masculine Feminine Neuter
nominative abruptus abrupta abruptum abruptī abruptae abrupta
genitive abruptī abruptae abruptī abruptōrum abruptārum abruptōrum
dative abruptō abruptō abruptīs
accusative abruptum abruptam abruptum abruptōs abruptās abrupta
ablative abruptō abruptā abruptō abruptīs
vocative abrupte abrupta abruptum abruptī abruptae abrupta

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