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Etymology 1[edit]

Perfect passive participle of pariō ‎(I bring forth, give birth; acquire).


partus m ‎(feminine parta, neuter partum); first/second declension

  1. born, given birth to, having been born
  2. gained, acquired, having been acquired

First/second declension.

Number Singular Plural
Case / Gender Masculine Feminine Neuter Masculine Feminine Neuter
nominative partus parta partum partī partae parta
genitive partī partae partī partōrum partārum partōrum
dative partō partō partīs
accusative partum partam partum partōs partās parta
ablative partō partā partō partīs
vocative parte parta partum partī partae parta

Derived terms[edit]

Etymology 2[edit]

From pariō ‎(I bring forth, give birth).


partus m ‎(genitive partūs); fourth declension

  1. A bearing, bringing forth.
  2. A birth, delivery.
  3. Young, offspring.

Fourth declension, dative/ablative plural in -ubus.

Case Singular Plural
nominative partus partūs
genitive partūs partuum
dative partuī partubus
accusative partum partūs
ablative partū partubus
vocative partus partūs

partus, gen. sg. -ūs, m.
dat. sg. -uī & -ū,
dat. & abl. pl. partubus

Related terms[edit]



  • partus in Charlton T. Lewis & Charles Short (1879) A Latin Dictionary, Oxford: Clarendon Press
  • partus in Charlton T. Lewis (1891) An Elementary Latin Dictionary, New York: Harper & Brothers
  • PARTUS in Charles du Fresne du Cange’s Glossarium Mediæ et Infimæ Latinitatis (augmented edition, 1883–1887)
  • partus” in Félix Gaffiot (1934), Dictionnaire Illustré Latin-Français, Paris: Hachette.
  • Meissner, Carl; Auden, Henry William (1894) Latin Phrase-Book[1], London: Macmillan and Co.
    • as if the victory were already won: sicut parta iam atque explorata victoria
    • (ambiguous) as well as I can; to the best of my ability: pro viribus or pro mea parte
    • (ambiguous) as well as I can; to the best of my ability: pro virili parte (cf. sect. V. 22.)
    • (ambiguous) from every point of view; looked at in every light: omni ex parte; in omni genere; omnibus rebus
    • (ambiguous) to a certain extent: aliqua ex parte