motus

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English[edit]

Noun[edit]

motus

  1. plural of motu

French[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From mot with a fanciful Latinisation in -us

Pronunciation[edit]

Interjection[edit]

motus

  1. (colloquial) interjection to request silence; Hush!, Quiet!

Latin[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Perfect passive participle of moveō (I move).

Pronunciation[edit]

Participle[edit]

mōtus (feminine mōta, neuter mōtum); first/second-declension participle

  1. moved, stirred, disturbed, having been moved
  2. aroused, excited, begun, inspired, having been aroused
  3. troubled, concerned, tormented, having been troubled

Declension[edit]

First/second-declension adjective.

Number Singular Plural
Case / Gender Masculine Feminine Neuter Masculine Feminine Neuter
Nominative mōtus mōta mōtum mōtī mōtae mōta
Genitive mōtī mōtae mōtī mōtōrum mōtārum mōtōrum
Dative mōtō mōtō mōtīs
Accusative mōtum mōtam mōtum mōtōs mōtās mōta
Ablative mōtō mōtā mōtō mōtīs
Vocative mōte mōta mōtum mōtī mōtae mōta

Noun[edit]

mōtus m (genitive mōtūs); fourth declension

  1. A movement, motion.
  2. (by extension) An advance, progress.
  3. (figuratively) A movement, operation, impulse, passion; disturbance; sensation.
  4. (figuratively) A political movement, tumult, commotion, revolt, rebellion.

Declension[edit]

Fourth-declension noun.

Case Singular Plural
Nominative mōtus mōtūs
Genitive mōtūs mōtuum
Dative mōtuī mōtibus
Accusative mōtum mōtūs
Ablative mōtū mōtibus
Vocative mōtus mōtūs

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