promptus

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Latin[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

From prōmō ‎(take or bring forth).

Noun[edit]

prōmptus m ‎(genitive prōmptūs); fourth declension

  1. a taking forth
    1. an exposing to view, a being visible, visibility, in the phrase:
      in promptu esse (habere, ponere) — “to be (make, render) public, open, visible, manifest”
    2. readiness; only in the phrase:
      in promptu esse, habere — “to be at hand, to have ready”
    3. ease, facility; only in the phrase:
      in promptu esse — “to be easy”
Inflection[edit]

Fourth declension.

Number Singular Plural
nominative prōmptus prōmptūs
genitive prōmptūs prōmptuum
dative prōmptuī prōmptibus
accusative prōmptum prōmptūs
ablative prōmptū prōmptibus
vocative prōmptus prōmptūs
Descendants[edit]

Etymology 2[edit]

Perfect passive participle of prōmō

Participle[edit]

prōmptus m ‎(feminine prōmpta, neuter prōmptum); first/second declension

  1. produced
Inflection[edit]

First/second declension.

Number Singular Plural
Case / Gender Masculine Feminine Neuter Masculine Feminine Neuter
nominative prōmptus prōmpta prōmptum prōmptī prōmptae prōmpta
genitive prōmptī prōmptae prōmptī prōmptōrum prōmptārum prōmptōrum
dative prōmptō prōmptae prōmptō prōmptīs prōmptīs prōmptīs
accusative prōmptum prōmptam prōmptum prōmptōs prōmptās prōmpta
ablative prōmptō prōmptā prōmptō prōmptīs prōmptīs prōmptīs
vocative prōmpte prōmpta prōmptum prōmptī prōmptae prōmpta

Adjective[edit]

prōmptus m ‎(feminine prōmpta, neuter prōmptum); first/second declension

  1. manifest, disclosed
  2. ready, willing, eager
  3. quick, prompt
Inflection[edit]

First/second declension.

Number Singular Plural
Case / Gender Masculine Feminine Neuter Masculine Feminine Neuter
nominative prōmptus prōmpta prōmptum prōmptī prōmptae prōmpta
genitive prōmptī prōmptae prōmptī prōmptōrum prōmptārum prōmptōrum
dative prōmptō prōmptae prōmptō prōmptīs prōmptīs prōmptīs
accusative prōmptum prōmptam prōmptum prōmptōs prōmptās prōmpta
ablative prōmptō prōmptā prōmptō prōmptīs prōmptīs prōmptīs
vocative prōmpte prōmpta prōmptum prōmptī prōmptae prōmpta

Descendants[edit]

References[edit]

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