ictus

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See also: ictūs

English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From the Latin ictus (a blow), from īcio (I hit, strike, or smite”; “I stab or sting).

Pronunciation[edit]

singular
plural

Noun[edit]

ictus (plural ictus or ictuses or ictūs)

  1. the pulse
  2. (medicine) A sudden attack, blow, stroke, or seizure, as in a sunstroke, the sting of an insect, pulsation of an artery, etc.
  3. (prosody) The stress of voice laid upon an accented syllable of a word. Compare arsis.
  4. (music) In conducting, the indication of a musical event, most often the beat of the tempo or the entry of a section of the orchestra.

Anagrams[edit]


Italian[edit]

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Noun[edit]

ictus m (invariable)

  1. (pathology) ictus, stroke

Synonyms[edit]


Latin[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Perfect passive participle of īcō.

Pronunciation[edit]

Participle[edit]

īctus m (feminine īcta, neuter īctum); first/second declension

  1. hit, struck
  2. stabbed, stung

Inflection[edit]

First/second declension.

Number Singular Plural
Case / Gender Masculine Feminine Neuter Masculine Feminine Neuter
nominative īctus īcta īctum īctī īctae īcta
genitive īctī īctae īctī īctōrum īctārum īctōrum
dative īctō īctō īctīs
accusative īctum īctam īctum īctōs īctās īcta
ablative īctō īctā īctō īctīs
vocative īcte īcta īctum īctī īctae īcta

Noun[edit]

īctus m (genitive īctūs); fourth declension

  1. a blow, stroke, stab, thrust, bite, sting
    1. a striking, playing on the lyre
    2. the stroke of a wing
    3. a stroke of lightning, lightning
  2. (prosody, music) a beating time, a beat
  3. a beat of the pulse
  4. an attack, shot

Inflection[edit]

Fourth declension.

Case Singular Plural
nominative īctus īctūs
genitive īctūs īctuum
dative īctuī īctibus
accusative īctum īctūs
ablative īctū īctibus
vocative īctus īctūs

Descendants[edit]

References[edit]

  • ictus in Charlton T. Lewis and Charles Short (1879) A Latin Dictionary, Oxford: Clarendon Press
  • ictus in Charlton T. Lewis (1891) An Elementary Latin Dictionary, New York: Harper & Brothers
  • du Cange, Charles (1883), “ictus”, in G. A. Louis Henschel, Pierre Carpentier, Léopold Favre, editors, Glossarium Mediæ et Infimæ Latinitatis (in Latin), Niort: L. Favre
  • ictus” in Félix Gaffiot’s Dictionnaire Illustré Latin-Français, Hachette (1934)
  • Carl Meissner; Henry William Auden (1894) Latin Phrase-Book[1], London: Macmillan and Co.
    • struck by lightning: fulmine ictus

Spanish[edit]

Noun[edit]

ictus m (plural ictus)

  1. (medicine) stroke, ictus