coetus

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English[edit]

Noun[edit]

coetus (uncountable)

  1. Rare spelling of coitus.
    • 1907, Progress VII, page 70:
      Pulsatilla. — Cutting pain in the uterus; uterus sensitive to the touch during examination or coetus.
    • ante 1968, Karl Barth quoted in: Elizabeth Achtemeier’s The Committed Marriage (1976), page 160:
      Coetus without co-existence is demonic. What are you, you man and woman who are about to enter into sexual relations?

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Etymology[edit]

From co- (together) +‎ itus (going), from (I go).

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

coetus m (genitive coetūs); fourth declension

  1. union; meeting, interaction

Declension[edit]

Fourth declension.

Case Singular Plural
nominative coetus coetūs
genitive coetūs coetuum
dative coetuī coetibus
accusative coetum coetūs
ablative coetū coetibus
vocative coetus coetūs

References[edit]

  • coetus in Charlton T. Lewis and Charles Short (1879) A Latin Dictionary, Oxford: Clarendon Press
  • coetus in Charlton T. Lewis (1891) An Elementary Latin Dictionary, New York: Harper & Brothers
  • du Cange, Charles (1883), “coetus”, in G. A. Louis Henschel, Pierre Carpentier, Léopold Favre, editors, Glossarium Mediæ et Infimæ Latinitatis (in Latin), Niort: L. Favre
  • cœtŭs” on page 335/1–2 of Félix Gaffiot’s Dictionnaire Illustré Latin-Français, Hachette (1934)
  • Carl Meissner; Henry William Auden (1894) Latin Phrase-Book[1], London: Macmillan and Co.
    • to shun society: hominum coetus, congressus fugere