contractus

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Latin[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Perfect passive participle of contrahō.

Pronunciation[edit]

Participle[edit]

contractus m (feminine contracta, neuter contractum); first/second declension

  1. collected, accomplished, contracted

Inflection[edit]

First/second declension.

Number Singular Plural
Case / Gender Masculine Feminine Neuter Masculine Feminine Neuter
nominative contractus contracta contractum contractī contractae contracta
genitive contractī contractae contractī contractōrum contractārum contractōrum
dative contractō contractō contractīs
accusative contractum contractam contractum contractōs contractās contracta
ablative contractō contractā contractō contractīs
vocative contracte contracta contractum contractī contractae contracta

Adjective[edit]

contractus m (feminine contracta, neuter contractum); first/second declension

  1. narrow, restricted, pinched, cramped
  2. abridged, terse
  3. restrained

Inflection[edit]

First/second declension.

Number Singular Plural
Case / Gender Masculine Feminine Neuter Masculine Feminine Neuter
nominative contractus contracta contractum contractī contractae contracta
genitive contractī contractae contractī contractōrum contractārum contractōrum
dative contractō contractō contractīs
accusative contractum contractam contractum contractōs contractās contracta
ablative contractō contractā contractō contractīs
vocative contracte contracta contractum contractī contractae contracta

Descendants[edit]

Noun[edit]

contractus m (genitive contractūs); fourth declension

  1. collection
  2. contraction
  3. contract, agreement

Inflection[edit]

Fourth declension.

Case Singular Plural
nominative contractus contractūs
genitive contractūs contractuum
dative contractuī contractibus
accusative contractum contractūs
ablative contractū contractibus
vocative contractus contractūs

Descendants[edit]

References[edit]

  • contractus in Charlton T. Lewis and Charles Short (1879) A Latin Dictionary, Oxford: Clarendon Press
  • contractus in Charlton T. Lewis (1891) An Elementary Latin Dictionary, New York: Harper & Brothers
  • CONTRACTUS in Charles du Fresne du Cange’s Glossarium Mediæ et Infimæ Latinitatis (augmented edition, 1883–1887)
  • contractus” in Félix Gaffiot’s Dictionnaire Illustré Latin-Français, Hachette (1934)
  • contractus in Harry Thurston Peck, editor (1898) Harper's Dictionary of Classical Antiquities, New York: Harper & Brothers
  • contractus in Ramminger, Johann (accessed 16 July 2016) Neulateinische Wortliste: Ein Wörterbuch des Lateinischen von Petrarca bis 1700[1], pre-publication website, 2005-2016
  • contractus in William Smith et al., editor (1890) A Dictionary of Greek and Roman Antiquities, London: William Wayte. G. E. Marindin