coeptus

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Latin[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Perfect passive participle of coepī (began).

Pronunciation[edit]

Participle[edit]

coeptus m (feminine coepta, neuter coeptum); first/second declension

  1. having begun

Inflection[edit]

First/second declension.

Number Singular Plural
Case / Gender Masculine Feminine Neuter Masculine Feminine Neuter
nominative coeptus coepta coeptum coeptī coeptae coepta
genitive coeptī coeptae coeptī coeptōrum coeptārum coeptōrum
dative coeptō coeptō coeptīs
accusative coeptum coeptam coeptum coeptōs coeptās coepta
ablative coeptō coeptā coeptō coeptīs
vocative coepte coepta coeptum coeptī coeptae coepta

Noun[edit]

coeptus m (genitive coeptūs); fourth declension

  1. Beginning, undertaking.

Inflection[edit]

Fourth declension.

Case Singular Plural
nominative coeptus coeptūs
genitive coeptūs coeptuum
dative coeptuī coeptibus
accusative coeptum coeptūs
ablative coeptū coeptibus
vocative coeptus coeptūs

References[edit]

  • coeptus in Charlton T. Lewis and Charles Short (1879) A Latin Dictionary, Oxford: Clarendon Press
  • coeptus in Charlton T. Lewis (1891) An Elementary Latin Dictionary, New York: Harper & Brothers
  • coeptus in Gaffiot, Félix (1934) Dictionnaire Illustré Latin-Français, Hachette
  • Carl Meissner; Henry William Auden (1894) Latin Phrase-Book[1], London: Macmillan and Co.
    • (ambiguous) swords must now decide the day: res gladiis geri coepta est