planctus

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Etymology[edit]

Latin

Noun[edit]

planctus (plural plancti)

  1. A lament or dirge, a popular literary form in the Middle Ages.

Latin[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Perfect passive participle of plangō.

Participle[edit]

plānctus (feminine plāncta, neuter plānctum); first/second-declension participle

  1. struck, beaten
  2. bewailed, lamented, mourned

Declension[edit]

First/second-declension adjective.

Number Singular Plural
Case / Gender Masculine Feminine Neuter Masculine Feminine Neuter
Nominative plānctus plāncta plānctum plānctī plānctae plāncta
Genitive plānctī plānctae plānctī plānctōrum plānctārum plānctōrum
Dative plānctō plānctō plānctīs
Accusative plānctum plānctam plānctum plānctōs plānctās plāncta
Ablative plānctō plānctā plānctō plānctīs
Vocative plāncte plāncta plānctum plānctī plānctae plāncta

Descendants[edit]

  • Aromanian: plãmtu
  • French: plaint
  • Italian: pianto

Noun[edit]

plānctus m (genitive plānctūs); fourth declension

  1. beating or striking especially of ones breasts
  2. wailing, lamentation

Declension[edit]

Fourth-declension noun.

Case Singular Plural
Nominative plānctus plānctūs
Genitive plānctūs plānctuum
Dative plānctuī plānctibus
Accusative plānctum plānctūs
Ablative plānctū plānctibus
Vocative plānctus plānctūs

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