saltus

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See also: ŝaltus

English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Latin saltus (a leap)

Noun[edit]

saltus (plural saltus)

  1. A break of continuity in time.
  2. A leap from premises to conclusion.

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Esperanto[edit]

Verb[edit]

saltus

  1. conditional of salti

Ido[edit]

Verb[edit]

saltus

  1. conditional of saltar

Latin[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

From saliō +‎ -tus.

Noun[edit]

saltus m (genitive saltūs); fourth declension

  1. a leap, jump; a leaping
    Nātūra nōn facit saltūs.
    Nature does not make leaps.
Declension[edit]

Fourth-declension noun.

Case Singular Plural
Nominative saltus saltūs
Genitive saltūs saltuum
Dative saltuī saltibus
Accusative saltum saltūs
Ablative saltū saltibus
Vocative saltus saltūs

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Descendants[edit]

  • Asturian: saltu
  • Catalan: salt
  • Corsican: saltu
  • Dutch: salto
  • English: sault
  • French: saut
  • Friulian: salt
  • Galician: salto

Etymology 2[edit]

Perhaps related to silva.

Noun[edit]

saltus m (genitive saltūs); fourth declension

  1. A forest or mountain pasture; a pass, dale, ravine, glade.
    • 2 CE, Ovid, Ars Amatoria 1.95:
      aut ut apēs saltusque suos et olentia nactae / pascua per flōrēs et thyma summa volant
      or as the bees, having attained their forest, and their sweet-smelling pastures, range through the flowers and the tips of the thyme
  2. (historical units of measure) A saltus, a large unit of area (especially) in relation to tracts of public land.
Declension[edit]

Fourth-declension noun.

Case Singular Plural
Nominative saltus saltūs
Genitive saltūs saltuum
Dative saltuī saltibus
Accusative saltum saltūs
Ablative saltū saltibus
Vocative saltus saltūs
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Latvian[edit]

Adjective[edit]

saltus

  1. accusative plural masculine form of salts