compos

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See also: compós and compôs

English[edit]

Noun[edit]

compos

  1. plural of compo

French[edit]

Noun[edit]

compos ?

  1. plural of compo

Latin[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From com- +‎ potis.

Pronunciation[edit]

Adjective[edit]

compos (genitive compotis); third declension

  1. having the mastery, control, or power over something (takes the genitive), as in non compos mentis, not mentally competent, sometimes shortened to non compos
  2. sharing (especially in the guilt of something)

Inflection[edit]

Third declension, non-i-stem (genitive plural in -um).

Number Singular Plural
Case / Gender Masc./Fem. Neuter Masc./Fem. Neuter
nominative compos compotēs compota
genitive compotis compotum
dative compotī compotibus
accusative compotem compos compotēs compota
ablative compote compotibus
vocative compos compotēs compota

References[edit]

  • compos in Charlton T. Lewis and Charles Short (1879) A Latin Dictionary, Oxford: Clarendon Press
  • compos in Charlton T. Lewis (1891) An Elementary Latin Dictionary, New York: Harper & Brothers
  • compos” in Félix Gaffiot’s Dictionnaire Illustré Latin-Français, Hachette (1934)
  • Carl Meissner; Henry William Auden (1894) Latin Phrase-Book[1], London: Macmillan and Co.
    • to be of sane mind: mentis compotem esse
    • to lose one's head, be beside oneself: sui (mentis) compotem non esse
    • to have to pay a vow; to obtain one's wish: voti damnari, compotem fieri