erectus

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Etymology[edit]

Perfect passive participle of ērigō ‎(raise, erect).

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Participle[edit]

ērectus m ‎(feminine ērecta, neuter ērectum); 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.

Inflection[edit]

First/second declension.

Number Singular Plural
Case / Gender Masculine Feminine Neuter Masculine Feminine Neuter
nominative ērectus ērecta ērectum ērectī ērectae ērecta
genitive ērectī ērectae ērectī ērectōrum ērectārum ērectōrum
dative ērectō ērectō ērectīs
accusative ērectum ērectam ērectum ērectōs ērectās ērecta
ablative ērectō ērectā ērectō ērectīs
vocative ērecte ērecta ērectum ērectī ērectae ērecta

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