respectus

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Latin[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Perfect passive participle of respiciō.

Participle[edit]

respectus m (feminine respecta, neuter respectum); first/second declension

  1. respected

Inflection[edit]

First/second declension.

Number Singular Plural
Case / Gender Masculine Feminine Neuter Masculine Feminine Neuter
nominative respectus respecta respectum respectī respectae respecta
genitive respectī respectae respectī respectōrum respectārum respectōrum
dative respectō respectō respectīs
accusative respectum respectam respectum respectōs respectās respecta
ablative respectō respectā respectō respectīs
vocative respecte respecta respectum respectī respectae respecta

Noun[edit]

respectus m (genitive respectūs); fourth declension

  1. looking back (at)
  2. (followed by the genitive) regard, consideration, respect (for)
    • 27 BCE – 25 BCE, Titus Livius, Ab urbe condita libri 26.1
      Ea tum cura maxime intentos habebat Romanos, non ab ira tantum, quae in nullam unquam ciuitatem iustior fuit, quam quod urbs tam nobilis ac potens, sicut defectione sua traxerat aliquot populos, ita recepta inclinatura rursus animos uidebatur ad ueteris imperii respectum.
      This concern in particular troubled the mindful Romans at the time, not so much because of anger, which has never been more justified against any other city, rather because a city so noble and powerful, in the same way that it had attracted the support of a number of communities by its revolt, was thought would again turn attention back towards respect for the previous government once recaptured.
  3. respite, relief (from)

Inflection[edit]

Fourth declension.

Case Singular Plural
nominative respectus respectūs
genitive respectūs respectuum
dative respectuī respectibus
accusative respectum respectūs
ablative respectū respectibus
vocative respectus respectūs

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