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Perfect passive participle of ōrdior.


ōrsus m (feminine ōrsa, neuter ōrsum); first/second declension

  1. begun


First/second declension.

Number Singular Plural
Case / Gender Masculine Feminine Neuter Masculine Feminine Neuter
nominative ōrsus ōrsa ōrsum ōrsī ōrsae ōrsa
genitive ōrsī ōrsae ōrsī ōrsōrum ōrsārum ōrsōrum
dative ōrsō ōrsō ōrsīs
accusative ōrsum ōrsam ōrsum ōrsōs ōrsās ōrsa
ablative ōrsō ōrsā ōrsō ōrsīs
vocative ōrse ōrsa ōrsum ōrsī ōrsae ōrsa


  • orsus in Charlton T. Lewis and Charles Short (1879) A Latin Dictionary, Oxford: Clarendon Press
  • orsus in Charlton T. Lewis (1891) An Elementary Latin Dictionary, New York: Harper & Brothers
  • du Cange, Charles (1883), “orsus”, in G. A. Louis Henschel, Pierre Carpentier, Léopold Favre, editors, Glossarium Mediæ et Infimæ Latinitatis (in Latin), Niort: L. Favre
  • orsus” in Félix Gaffiot’s Dictionnaire Illustré Latin-Français, Hachette (1934)