erectus

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Etymology[edit]

Perfect passive participle of ērigō (raise, erect).

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ērēctus m (feminine ērēcta, neuter ērēctum); first/second declension

  1. erect, upright, raised, having been set up
  2. built, having been constructed
  3. aroused, excited, having been aroused
  4. encouraged, cheered, having been encouraged
  5. elevated, lofty, noble
  6. haughty, proud
  7. alert, attentive, intent, confident
  8. animated, encouraged, resolute
  9. (New Latin) Used in taxonomic names as a species epithet or specific name for any plant or animal that stands erect.

Declension[edit]

First/second declension.

Number Singular Plural
Case / Gender Masculine Feminine Neuter Masculine Feminine Neuter
Nominative ērēctus ērēcta ērēctum ērēctī ērēctae ērēcta
Genitive ērēctī ērēctae ērēctī ērēctōrum ērēctārum ērēctōrum
Dative ērēctō ērēctae ērēctō ērēctīs ērēctīs ērēctīs
Accusative ērēctum ērēctam ērēctum ērēctōs ērēctās ērēcta
Ablative ērēctō ērēctā ērēctō ērēctīs ērēctīs ērēctīs
Vocative ērēcte ērēcta ērēctum ērēctī ērēctae ērēcta

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