compos

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See also: compôs

English[edit]

Noun[edit]

compos

  1. plural of compo

French[edit]

Noun[edit]

compos ?

  1. plural of compo

Latin[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Adjective[edit]

compos m, f, n ‎(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.

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

References[edit]

  • compos” in Charlton T. Lewis & Charles Short, A Latin Dictionary, Oxford: Clarendon Press, 1879.
  • compos” in Félix Gaffiot (1934), Dictionnaire Illustré Latin-Français, Paris: Hachette.
  • Meissner, Carl; Auden, Henry William (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