fructus

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Latin[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Perfect passive participle of fruor ‎(have the benefit of, use, enjoy).

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

fructus m ‎(genitive fructūs); fourth declension

  1. enjoyment, delight, satisfaction
  2. produce, product, fruit
  3. profit, yield, output, income
  4. (by extension) effect, result, return, reward, success

Usage notes[edit]

Please note that there is a disagreement over whether or not there is a macron on the first syllable (frūctus for fructus).

Inflection[edit]

Fourth declension.

Number Singular Plural
nominative fructus fructūs
genitive fructūs fructuum
dative fructuī fructibus
accusative fructum fructūs
ablative fructū fructibus
vocative fructus fructūs

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Participle[edit]

fructus m ‎(feminine fructa, neuter fructum); first/second declension

  1. enjoyed, having derived pleasure from

Inflection[edit]

First/second declension.

Number Singular Plural
Case / Gender Masculine Feminine Neuter Masculine Feminine Neuter
nominative fructus fructa fructum fructī fructae fructa
genitive fructī fructae fructī fructōrum fructārum fructōrum
dative fructō fructae fructō fructīs fructīs fructīs
accusative fructum fructam fructum fructōs fructās fructa
ablative fructō fructā fructō fructīs fructīs fructīs
vocative fructe fructa fructum fructī fructae fructa

References[edit]

  • fructus” in Charlton T. Lewis & Charles Short, A Latin Dictionary, Oxford: Clarendon Press, 1879.