apertus

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Esperanto[edit]

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apertus

  1. conditional of aperti

Ido[edit]

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apertus

  1. conditional of apertar

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Etymology[edit]

Perfect passive participle of aperiō (to uncover, make or lay bare; to unclose, open).

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apertus (feminine aperta, neuter apertum, comparative apertior, superlative apertissimus, adverb apertē); first/second-declension participle

  1. perfect passive participle of aperiō
  2. without covering, open, uncovered
    Antonym: tectus
    1. uncovered, exposed, militarily undefended
    2. (poetic, of the sky) cloudless, clear
  3. unclosed, open, not shut; free, public
    Antonym: clausus
  4. (figuratively)
    1. open, plain, clear, manifest, evident, unobstructed; (rhetoric, of a discourse) clear, intelligible
      • c. 99 BCE – 55 BCE, Lucretius, De rerum natura 4.467:
        nam nihil aegrius est quam res secernere apertas ab dubiis
        nothing is, indeed, more difficult than to separate things that are evident from those that are doubtful
    2. (of character) without dissimulation, open, frank, candid
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Inflection[edit]

First/second-declension adjective.

Number Singular Plural
Case / Gender Masculine Feminine Neuter Masculine Feminine Neuter
Nominative apertus aperta apertum apertī apertae aperta
Genitive apertī apertae apertī apertōrum apertārum apertōrum
Dative apertō apertō apertīs
Accusative apertum apertam apertum apertōs apertās aperta
Ablative apertō apertā apertō apertīs
Vocative aperte aperta apertum apertī apertae aperta

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References[edit]

  • aperio in Charlton T. Lewis and Charles Short (1879) A Latin Dictionary, Oxford: Clarendon Press
  • apertus in Charlton T. Lewis (1891) An Elementary Latin Dictionary, New York: Harper & Brothers
  • apertus in Gaffiot, Félix (1934) Dictionnaire illustré Latin-Français, Hachette
  • Carl Meissner; Henry William Auden (1894) Latin Phrase-Book[1], London: Macmillan and Co.
    • to speak openly, straightforwardly: plane, aperte dicere
    • I am always welcome at his house: domus patet, aperta est mihi
    • (ambiguous) bare-headed: capite aperto (opp. operto)
    • (ambiguous) it is clear, evident: hoc in aperto est
  • apertus in Ramminger, Johann (accessed 16 July 2016) Neulateinische Wortliste: Ein Wörterbuch des Lateinischen von Petrarca bis 1700[2], pre-publication website, 2005-2016