scriptum

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Latin[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Perfect participle of scrībō (write).

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

scrīptum n (genitive scrīptī); second declension

  1. text; anything written

Inflection[edit]

Second declension.

Case Singular Plural
nominative scrīptum scrīpta
genitive scrīptī scrīptōrum
dative scrīptō scrīptīs
accusative scrīptum scrīpta
ablative scrīptō scrīptīs
vocative scrīptum scrīpta

Synonyms[edit]

Descendants[edit]

Participle[edit]

scrīptum

  1. nominative neuter singular of scrīptus
  2. accusative masculine singular of scrīptus
  3. accusative neuter singular of scrīptus
  4. vocative neuter singular of scrīptus

Verb[edit]

scrīptum

  1. supine of scrībō

Related terms[edit]

References[edit]

  • scriptum in Charlton T. Lewis and Charles Short (1879) A Latin Dictionary, Oxford: Clarendon Press
  • scriptum in Charlton T. Lewis (1891) An Elementary Latin Dictionary, New York: Harper & Brothers
  • scriptum” in Félix Gaffiot’s Dictionnaire Illustré Latin-Français, Hachette (1934)
  • Carl Meissner; Henry William Auden (1894) Latin Phrase-Book[1], London: Macmillan and Co.
    • (ambiguous) from memory; by heart: ex memoria (opp. de scripto)
    • (ambiguous) we read in history: apud rerum scriptores scriptum videmus, scriptum est
    • (ambiguous) to read a speech: de scripto orationem habere, dicere (opp. sine scripto, ex memoria)
    • (ambiguous) to hold by the letter (of the law): verba ac litteras or scriptum (legis) sequi (opp. sententia the spirit)
    • (ambiguous) we read in Plato: apud Platonem scriptum videmus, scriptum est or simply est
    • (ambiguous) in Plato's 'Phaedo' we read: in Platonis Phaedone scriptum est
    • (ambiguous) a man's soul breathes through his writings: alicuius mens in scriptis spirat
    • (ambiguous) full of orthographical errors: mendose scriptum
    • (ambiguous) a letter to Atticus: epistula ad Atticum data, scripta, missa or quae ad A. scripta est
    • (ambiguous) the law says..: in lege scriptum est, or simply est