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Perfect passive participle of percipiō (perceive, observe).


perceptus m (feminine percepta, neuter perceptum); first/second declension

  1. perceived, observed, having been perceived or observed


First/second declension.

Number Singular Plural
Case / Gender Masculine Feminine Neuter Masculine Feminine Neuter
nominative perceptus percepta perceptum perceptī perceptae percepta
genitive perceptī perceptae perceptī perceptōrum perceptārum perceptōrum
dative perceptō perceptō perceptīs
accusative perceptum perceptam perceptum perceptōs perceptās percepta
ablative perceptō perceptā perceptō perceptīs
vocative percepte percepta perceptum perceptī perceptae percepta



  • perceptus in Charlton T. Lewis and Charles Short (1879) A Latin Dictionary, Oxford: Clarendon Press
  • perceptus in Charlton T. Lewis (1891) An Elementary Latin Dictionary, New York: Harper & Brothers
  • perceptus in Gaffiot, Félix (1934) Dictionnaire Illustré Latin-Français, Hachette
  • Carl Meissner; Henry William Auden (1894) Latin Phrase-Book[1], London: Macmillan and Co.
    • to be well-informed, erudite: multa cognita, percepta habere, multa didicisse
    • to be well acquainted with the views of philosophers: praecepta philosophorum (penitus) percepta habere