profectus

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Latin[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

Action noun from prōficiō.

Noun[edit]

prōfectus m (genitive prōfectūs); fourth declension

  1. advance, progress, effect, increase, growth, profit, success
Inflection[edit]

Fourth declension.

Case Singular Plural
nominative prōfectus prōfectūs
genitive prōfectūs prōfectuum
dative prōfectuī prōfectibus
accusative prōfectum prōfectūs
ablative prōfectū prōfectibus
vocative prōfectus prōfectūs
Descendants[edit]

Etymology 2[edit]

Perfect passive participle of prōficiō.

Participle[edit]

prōfectus m (feminine prōfecta, neuter prōfectum); first/second declension

  1. advanced, progressed
  2. effected, accomplished, obtained
Inflection[edit]

First/second declension.

Number Singular Plural
Case / Gender Masculine Feminine Neuter Masculine Feminine Neuter
nominative prōfectus prōfecta prōfectum prōfectī prōfectae prōfecta
genitive prōfectī prōfectae prōfectī prōfectōrum prōfectārum prōfectōrum
dative prōfectō prōfectō prōfectīs
accusative prōfectum prōfectam prōfectum prōfectōs prōfectās prōfecta
ablative prōfectō prōfectā prōfectō prōfectīs
vocative prōfecte prōfecta prōfectum prōfectī prōfectae prōfecta

Etymology 3[edit]

Perfect active participle of proficīscor.

Participle[edit]

profectus m (feminine profecta, neuter profectum); first/second declension

  1. departed, left, having departed
Inflection[edit]

First/second declension.

Number Singular Plural
Case / Gender Masculine Feminine Neuter Masculine Feminine Neuter
nominative profectus profecta profectum profectī profectae profecta
genitive profectī profectae profectī profectōrum profectārum profectōrum
dative profectō profectō profectīs
accusative profectum profectam profectum profectōs profectās profecta
ablative profectō profectā profectō profectīs
vocative profecte profecta profectum profectī profectae profecta

References[edit]

  • profectus in Charlton T. Lewis and Charles Short (1879) A Latin Dictionary, Oxford: Clarendon Press
  • profectus in Charlton T. Lewis (1891) An Elementary Latin Dictionary, New York: Harper & Brothers
  • du Cange, Charles (1883), “profectus”, in G. A. Louis Henschel, Pierre Carpentier, Léopold Favre, editors, Glossarium Mediæ et Infimæ Latinitatis (in Latin), Niort: L. Favre
  • profectus” in Félix Gaffiot’s Dictionnaire Illustré Latin-Français, Hachette (1934)
  • Carl Meissner; Henry William Auden (1894) Latin Phrase-Book[1], London: Macmillan and Co.
    • disciples of Plato, Platonists: qui sunt a Platone or a Platonis disciplina; qui profecti sunt a Platone; Platonici
  • profectus in Ramminger, Johann (accessed 16 July 2016) Neulateinische Wortliste: Ein Wörterbuch des Lateinischen von Petrarca bis 1700[2], pre-publication website, 2005-2016