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contextus m (genitive contextūs); fourth declension

  1. weaving
  2. joining
  3. connection, coherence
  4. structure, fabric


Fourth declension.

Case Singular Plural
nominative contextus contextūs
genitive contextūs contextuum
dative contextuī contextibus
accusative contextum contextūs
ablative contextū contextibus
vocative contextus contextūs


contextus (feminine contexta, neuter contextum); first/second declension

  1. interwoven
  2. connected, coherent
  3. continuous, uninterrupted, unbroken


First/second declension.

Number Singular Plural
Case / Gender Masculine Feminine Neuter Masculine Feminine Neuter
nominative contextus contexta contextum contextī contextae contexta
genitive contextī contextae contextī contextōrum contextārum contextōrum
dative contextō contextō contextīs
accusative contextum contextam contextum contextōs contextās contexta
ablative contextō contextā contextō contextīs
vocative contexte contexta contextum contextī contextae contexta


  • contextus in Charlton T. Lewis and Charles Short (1879) A Latin Dictionary, Oxford: Clarendon Press
  • contextus in Charlton T. Lewis (1891) An Elementary Latin Dictionary, New York: Harper & Brothers
  • contextus in Gaffiot, Félix (1934) Dictionnaire Illustré Latin-Français [Illustrated Latin-French Dictionary], Hachette
  • Carl Meissner; Henry William Auden (1894) Latin Phrase-Book[1], London: Macmillan and Co.
    • the connection: contextus orationis (not nexus, conexus sententiarum)