addictus

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Latin[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Perfect passive participle of addīcō (assign, hand over).

Pronunciation[edit]

Participle[edit]

addictus (feminine addicta, neuter addictum, superlative addictissimus); first/second-declension participle

  1. assigned, dedicated having been assigned.
  2. handed over, having been handed over.

Declension[edit]

First/second-declension adjective.

Number Singular Plural
Case / Gender Masculine Feminine Neuter Masculine Feminine Neuter
Nominative addictus addicta addictum addictī addictae addicta
Genitive addictī addictae addictī addictōrum addictārum addictōrum
Dative addictō addictō addictīs
Accusative addictum addictam addictum addictōs addictās addicta
Ablative addictō addictā addictō addictīs
Vocative addicte addicta addictum addictī addictae addicta

Derived terms[edit]

Descendants[edit]

  • Catalan: addicte
  • English: addict
  • French: addict

Noun[edit]

addictus m (genitive addictī); second declension

  1. A debt slave; a person who has been bound as a slave to his creditor.

Declension[edit]

Second-declension noun.

Case Singular Plural
Nominative addictus addictī
Genitive addictī addictōrum
Dative addictō addictīs
Accusative addictum addictōs
Ablative addictō addictīs
Vocative addicte addictī

References[edit]

  • addictus in Charlton T. Lewis and Charles Short (1879) A Latin Dictionary, Oxford: Clarendon Press
  • addictus in Charlton T. Lewis (1891) An Elementary Latin Dictionary, New York: Harper & Brothers
  • addictus in Gaffiot, Félix (1934) Dictionnaire illustré Latin-Français, Hachette