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Etymology 1[edit]

Perfect passive participle of concurrō.


concursus (feminine concursa, neuter concursum); first/second-declension participle

  1. flocked
  2. concurred
  3. coincided

First/second-declension adjective.

Number Singular Plural
Case / Gender Masculine Feminine Neuter Masculine Feminine Neuter
Nominative concursus concursa concursum concursī concursae concursa
Genitive concursī concursae concursī concursōrum concursārum concursōrum
Dative concursō concursō concursīs
Accusative concursum concursam concursum concursōs concursās concursa
Ablative concursō concursā concursō concursīs
Vocative concurse concursa concursum concursī concursae concursa

Etymology 2[edit]

From concurrō (I run together, flock) +‎ -tus (noun formation suffix). Compare concursiō derived from the same verb.


concursus m (genitive concursūs); fourth declension

  1. a convergence of people; an assembly
  2. an uproar, tumult
    Synonyms: seditio, turba, inquies, tumultus, perculsus
  3. (of troops) an attack, charge
  4. (figurative) an assault
  5. (of objects) a union, conjunction, combination

Fourth-declension noun.

Case Singular Plural
Nominative concursus concursūs
Genitive concursūs concursuum
Dative concursuī concursibus
Accusative concursum concursūs
Ablative concursū concursibus
Vocative concursus concursūs
  • Catalan: concurs
  • English: concourse
  • French: concours
  • Italian: concorso


  • concursus in Charlton T. Lewis and Charles Short (1879) A Latin Dictionary, Oxford: Clarendon Press
  • concursus in Charlton T. Lewis (1891) An Elementary Latin Dictionary, New York: Harper & Brothers
  • concursus in Charles du Fresne du Cange’s Glossarium Mediæ et Infimæ Latinitatis (augmented edition with additions by D. P. Carpenterius, Adelungius and others, edited by Léopold Favre, 1883–1887)
  • concursus in Gaffiot, Félix (1934) Dictionnaire illustré Latin-Français, Hachette
  • Carl Meißner; Henry William Auden (1894) Latin Phrase-Book[1], London: Macmillan and Co.
    • much damage was done by this collision: ex eo navium concursu magnum incommodum est acceptum