praeteritus

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Latin[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Perfect passive participle of praetereō.

Pronunciation[edit]

Participle[edit]

praeteritus (feminine praeterita, neuter praeteritum); first/second-declension participle

  1. passed by
  2. disregarded, neglected, omitted or missed
  3. surpassed or excelled
  4. (grammar) preterite; past

Declension[edit]

First/second-declension adjective.

Number Singular Plural
Case / Gender Masculine Feminine Neuter Masculine Feminine Neuter
Nominative praeteritus praeterita praeteritum praeteritī praeteritae praeterita
Genitive praeteritī praeteritae praeteritī praeteritōrum praeteritārum praeteritōrum
Dative praeteritō praeteritō praeteritīs
Accusative praeteritum praeteritam praeteritum praeteritōs praeteritās praeterita
Ablative praeteritō praeteritā praeteritō praeteritīs
Vocative praeterite praeterita praeteritum praeteritī praeteritae praeterita

Adjective[edit]

praeteritus (feminine praeterita, neuter praeteritum); first/second-declension adjective

  1. past, in the past

Declension[edit]

First/second-declension adjective.

Number Singular Plural
Case / Gender Masculine Feminine Neuter Masculine Feminine Neuter
Nominative praeteritus praeterita praeteritum praeteritī praeteritae praeterita
Genitive praeteritī praeteritae praeteritī praeteritōrum praeteritārum praeteritōrum
Dative praeteritō praeteritō praeteritīs
Accusative praeteritum praeteritam praeteritum praeteritōs praeteritās praeterita
Ablative praeteritō praeteritā praeteritō praeteritīs
Vocative praeterite praeterita praeteritum praeteritī praeteritae praeterita

Derived terms[edit]

References[edit]

  • praeteritus in Charlton T. Lewis and Charles Short, A Latin Dictionary, Oxford: Clarendon Press, 1879
  • praeteritus in Charlton T. Lewis, An Elementary Latin Dictionary, New York: Harper & Brothers, 1891
  • praeteritus in Gaffiot, Félix, Dictionnaire illustré Latin-Français, Hachette, 1934
  • Carl Meissner; Henry William Auden, Latin Phrase-Book[1], London: Macmillan and Co., 1894
    • amnesty (ἀμνηρτία): ante actarum (praeteritarum) rerum oblivio or simply oblivio