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contextus m (genitive contextūs); fourth declension

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


Fourth-declension noun.

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, adverb contextē); first/second-declension adjective

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


First/second-declension adjective.

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, Hachette
  • Carl Meißner; Henry William Auden (1894) Latin Phrase-Book[1], London: Macmillan and Co.
    • the connection: contextus orationis (not nexus, conexus sententiarum)