defectus

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Latin[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Noun use of the past participle of deficere.

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

dēfectus m ‎(genitive dēfectūs); fourth declension

  1. failure
  2. absence
  3. weakness, failing, defect
  4. defection, revolt

Inflection[edit]

Fourth declension.

Case Singular Plural
nominative dēfectus dēfectūs
genitive dēfectūs dēfectuum
dative dēfectuī dēfectibus
accusative dēfectum dēfectūs
ablative dēfectū dēfectibus
vocative dēfectus dēfectūs

Descendants[edit]

Adjective[edit]

dēfectus m ‎(feminine dēfecta, neuter dēfectum); first/second declension

  1. tired, worn out
  2. faulty, defective

Inflection[edit]

First/second declension.

Number Singular Plural
Case / Gender Masculine Feminine Neuter Masculine Feminine Neuter
nominative dēfectus dēfecta dēfectum dēfectī dēfectae dēfecta
genitive dēfectī dēfectae dēfectī dēfectōrum dēfectārum dēfectōrum
dative dēfectō dēfectō dēfectīs
accusative dēfectum dēfectam dēfectum dēfectōs dēfectās dēfecta
ablative dēfectō dēfectā dēfectō dēfectīs
vocative dēfecte dēfecta dēfectum dēfectī dēfectae dēfecta

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