senectus

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Latin[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

senex ‎(old) +‎ -tus ‎(adjective forming suffix)

Pronunciation[edit]

Adjective[edit]

senectus m ‎(feminine senecta, neuter senectum); first/second declension

  1. aged, very old
Inflection[edit]

First/second declension.

Number Singular Plural
Case / Gender Masculine Feminine Neuter Masculine Feminine Neuter
nominative senectus senecta senectum senectī senectae senecta
genitive senectī senectae senectī senectōrum senectārum senectōrum
dative senectō senectae senectō senectīs senectīs senectīs
accusative senectum senectam senectum senectōs senectās senecta
ablative senectō senectā senectō senectīs senectīs senectīs
vocative senecte senecta senectum senectī senectae senecta
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Etymology 2[edit]

senex ‎(old) +‎ -tūs ‎(abstract noun-forming suffix)

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

senectūs f ‎(genitive senectūtis); third declension

  1. old age
    • 1781, C. W. Kindleben, Gaudeamus igitur
      Post molestam senectutem
      "After a troubling old age"
Inflection[edit]

Third declension.

Case Singular Plural
nominative senectūs senectūtēs
genitive senectūtis senectūtum
dative senectūtī senectūtibus
accusative senectūtem senectūtēs
ablative senectūte senectūtibus
vocative senectūs senectūtēs
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