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

Declension[edit]

Fourth-declension noun.

Case Singular Plural
Nominative dēfectus dēfectūs
Genitive dēfectūs dēfectuum
Dative dēfectuī dēfectibus
Accusative dēfectum dēfectūs
Ablative dēfectū dēfectibus
Vocative dēfectus dēfectūs

Descendants[edit]

  • Russian: дефе́кт (defékt)

Adjective[edit]

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

  1. tired, worn out
  2. faulty, defective

Declension[edit]

First/second-declension adjective.

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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