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elättää +‎ -us; the word is irregularly using back vowels instead of front vowels


  • IPA(key): /ˈelɑtus/, [ˈe̞lɑt̪us̠]
  • Rhymes: -elɑtus
  • Syllabification: e‧la‧tus



  1. sustenance, alimony


Inflection of elatus (Kotus type 39/vastaus, no gradation)
nominative elatus elatukset
genitive elatuksen elatusten
partitive elatusta elatuksia
illative elatukseen elatuksiin
singular plural
nominative elatus elatukset
accusative nom. elatus elatukset
gen. elatuksen
genitive elatuksen elatusten
partitive elatusta elatuksia
inessive elatuksessa elatuksissa
elative elatuksesta elatuksista
illative elatukseen elatuksiin
adessive elatuksella elatuksilla
ablative elatukselta elatuksilta
allative elatukselle elatuksille
essive elatuksena elatuksina
translative elatukseksi elatuksiksi
instructive elatuksin
abessive elatuksetta elatuksitta
comitative elatuksineen
Possessive forms of elatus (type vastaus)
possessor singular plural
1st person elatukseni elatuksemme
2nd person elatuksesi elatuksenne
3rd person elatuksensa




Perfect passive participle of efferō (bring or carry out, forth or away; produce; lift up).


ēlātus (feminine ēlāta, neuter ēlātum, comparative ēlātior, adverb ēlātē); first/second-declension participle

  1. brought or carried out, forth or away, having been carried away
  2. borne to the grave, buried, having been buried
  3. brought forth, produced, yielded, having been produced
  4. emitted, discharged, released, sent out, having been released
  5. lifted up, elevated, raised, lofty, high, having been elevated
  6. (figuratively) uttered, published, proclaimed, expressed, having been proclaimed
  7. (figuratively) raised, elevated, exalted, extolled, having been exalted
  8. (figuratively) exaggerated, aggrandized, embellished, having been exaggerated, conceited


First/second-declension adjective.

Number Singular Plural
Case / Gender Masculine Feminine Neuter Masculine Feminine Neuter
Nominative ēlātus ēlāta ēlātum ēlātī ēlātae ēlāta
Genitive ēlātī ēlātae ēlātī ēlātōrum ēlātārum ēlātōrum
Dative ēlātō ēlātō ēlātīs
Accusative ēlātum ēlātam ēlātum ēlātōs ēlātās ēlāta
Ablative ēlātō ēlātā ēlātō ēlātīs
Vocative ēlāte ēlāta ēlātum ēlātī ēlātae ēlāta

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See also[edit]


  • elatus in Charlton T. Lewis and Charles Short (1879) A Latin Dictionary, Oxford: Clarendon Press
  • elatus in Charlton T. Lewis (1891) An Elementary Latin Dictionary, New York: Harper & Brothers
  • elatus in Gaffiot, Félix (1934) Dictionnaire Illustré Latin-Français, Hachette
  • Carl Meissner; Henry William Auden (1894) Latin Phrase-Book[1], London: Macmillan and Co.
    • to be proud, arrogant by reason of something: inflatum, elatum esse aliqua re
  • elatus in The Perseus Project (1999) Perseus Encyclopedia[2]
  • elatus in Harry Thurston Peck, editor (1898) Harper's Dictionary of Classical Antiquities, New York: Harper & Brothers
  • elatus in William Smith, editor (1848) A Dictionary of Greek Biography and Mythology, London: John Murray