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Perfect passive participle of nūbō (cover, veil; marry).


nūptus m (feminine nūpta, neuter nūptum); first/second declension

  1. (rare) covered, veiled, having been veiled
  2. married, wedded
  3. (of words) which should not be spoken by the unmarried
  4. (substantive) a bride


First/second declension.

Number Singular Plural
Case / Gender Masculine Feminine Neuter Masculine Feminine Neuter
nominative nūptus nūpta nūptum nūptī nūptae nūpta
genitive nūptī nūptae nūptī nūptōrum nūptārum nūptōrum
dative nūptō nūptō nūptīs
accusative nūptum nūptam nūptum nūptōs nūptās nūpta
ablative nūptō nūptā nūptō nūptīs
vocative nūpte nūpta nūptum nūptī nūptae nūpta


nūptus m (genitive nūptūs); fourth declension

  1. the act of covering, veiling
  2. marriage, wedlock
  3. vocative singular of nūptus


Fourth declension.

Case Singular Plural
nominative nūptus nūptūs
genitive nūptūs nūptuum
dative nūptuī nūptibus
accusative nūptum nūptūs
ablative nūptū nūptibus
vocative nūptus nūptūs




  1. nominative plural of nūptus
  2. genitive singular of nūptus
  3. accusative plural of nūptus
  4. vocative plural of nūptus


  • nuptus in Charlton T. Lewis and Charles Short (1879) A Latin Dictionary, Oxford: Clarendon Press
  • nuptus in Charlton T. Lewis (1891) An Elementary Latin Dictionary, New York: Harper & Brothers
  • nuptus” in Félix Gaffiot’s Dictionnaire Illustré Latin-Français, Hachette (1934)
  • Carl Meissner; Henry William Auden (1894) Latin Phrase-Book[1], London: Macmillan and Co.
    • (ambiguous) to be married to some one: nuptam esse cum aliquo or alicui
    • (ambiguous) to give one's daughter in marriage to some-one: filiam alicui nuptum dare
  • nuptus in Ramminger, Johann (accessed 16 July 2016) Neulateinische Wortliste: Ein Wörterbuch des Lateinischen von Petrarca bis 1700[2], pre-publication website, 2005-2016