catus

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Latin[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From the Proto-Italic *katos, from Proto-Indo-European *ḱh₃tós (sharpened), from *ḱeh₃- (to sharpen).

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Adjective[edit]

catus (feminine cata, neuter catum); first/second declension

  1. clever, intelligent, sagacious, clear-thinking
  2. cunning, crafty, sly
  3. (archaic) shrill, sharp, clear-sounding

Declension[edit]

First/second declension.

Number Singular Plural
Case / Gender Masculine Feminine Neuter Masculine Feminine Neuter
Nominative catus cata catum catī catae cata
Genitive catī catae catī catōrum catārum catōrum
Dative catō catō catīs
Accusative catum catam catum catōs catās cata
Ablative catō catā catō catīs
Vocative cate cata catum catī catae cata

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