optatus

Definition from Wiktionary, the free dictionary
Jump to: navigation, search

Latin[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Perfect passive participle of optō (choose, select).

Participle[edit]

optātus m (feminine optāta, neuter optātum); first/second declension

  1. wished for, desired, pleasant, having been desired.
  2. chosen, selected, having been chosen.

Inflection[edit]

First/second declension.

Number Singular Plural
Case / Gender Masculine Feminine Neuter Masculine Feminine Neuter
nominative optātus optāta optātum optātī optātae optāta
genitive optātī optātae optātī optātōrum optātārum optātōrum
dative optātō optātō optātīs
accusative optātum optātam optātum optātōs optātās optāta
ablative optātō optātā optātō optātīs
vocative optāte optāta optātum optātī optātae optāta

References[edit]

  • optatus in Charlton T. Lewis and Charles Short (1879) A Latin Dictionary, Oxford: Clarendon Press
  • optatus in Charlton T. Lewis (1891) An Elementary Latin Dictionary, New York: Harper & Brothers
  • optatus” in Félix Gaffiot’s Dictionnaire Illustré Latin-Français, Hachette (1934)
  • Carl Meissner; Henry William Auden (1894) Latin Phrase-Book[1], London: Macmillan and Co.
    • my wishes are being fulfilled: optata mihi contingunt
  • optatus in William Smith, editor (1848) A Dictionary of Greek Biography and Mythology, London: John Murray