lectus

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Latin[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

Perfect passive participle of legō (pick out, select).

Pronunciation[edit]

Participle[edit]

lēctus m (feminine lēcta, neuter lēctum); first/second declension

  1. chosen, picked, having been selected
  2. choice, excellent
Inflection[edit]

First/second declension.

Number Singular Plural
Case / Gender Masculine Feminine Neuter Masculine Feminine Neuter
nominative lēctus lēcta lēctum lēctī lēctae lēcta
genitive lēctī lēctae lēctī lēctōrum lēctārum lēctōrum
dative lēctō lēctae lēctō lēctīs lēctīs lēctīs
accusative lēctum lēctam lēctum lēctōs lēctās lēcta
ablative lēctō lēctā lēctō lēctīs lēctīs lēctīs
vocative lēcte lēcta lēctum lēctī lēctae lēcta
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Etymology 2[edit]

Related to Ancient Greek λέχος (lékhos).

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

lectus m (genitive lectī); second declension

  1. bed
    Pueri sub lecto sunt.
    The boys are under the bed.
  2. couch, sofa
Inflection[edit]

Second declension.

Number Singular Plural
nominative lectus lectī
genitive lectī lectōrum
dative lectō lectīs
accusative lectum lectōs
ablative lectō lectīs
vocative lecte lectī
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