perplexus

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Latin[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From per- +‎ plectere.

Pronunciation[edit]

Adjective[edit]

perplexus m ‎(feminine perplexa, neuter perplexum); first/second declension

  1. entangled, involved, intricate, confused
  2. (figuratively) unintelligible, complicated, intricate, inscrutable, ambiguous; dark, obscure

Inflection[edit]

First/second declension.

Number Singular Plural
Case / Gender Masculine Feminine Neuter Masculine Feminine Neuter
nominative perplexus perplexa perplexum perplexī perplexae perplexa
genitive perplexī perplexae perplexī perplexōrum perplexārum perplexōrum
dative perplexō perplexae perplexō perplexīs perplexīs perplexīs
accusative perplexum perplexam perplexum perplexōs perplexās perplexa
ablative perplexō perplexā perplexō perplexīs perplexīs perplexīs
vocative perplexe perplexa perplexum perplexī perplexae perplexa

Derived terms[edit]

References[edit]

  • perplexus” in Charlton T. Lewis & Charles Short, A Latin Dictionary, Oxford: Clarendon Press, 1879.