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Perfect passive participle of sonō.



sonitus (feminine sonita, neuter sonitum); first/second-declension participle

  1. sounded, resounded
  2. called (out)


First/second-declension adjective.

Number Singular Plural
Case / Gender Masculine Feminine Neuter Masculine Feminine Neuter
Nominative sonitus sonita sonitum sonitī sonitae sonita
Genitive sonitī sonitae sonitī sonitōrum sonitārum sonitōrum
Dative sonitō sonitō sonitīs
Accusative sonitum sonitam sonitum sonitōs sonitās sonita
Ablative sonitō sonitā sonitō sonitīs
Vocative sonite sonita sonitum sonitī sonitae sonita


sonitus m (genitive sonitūs); fourth declension

  1. sound


Fourth-declension noun.

Case Singular Plural
Nominative sonitus sonitūs
Genitive sonitūs sonituum
Dative sonituī sonitibus
Accusative sonitum sonitūs
Ablative sonitū sonitibus
Vocative sonitus sonitūs

Related terms[edit]


  • Italian: sonito
  • Romanian: sunet
  • Spanish: sonido


  • sonitus”, in Charlton T. Lewis and Charles Short (1879) A Latin Dictionary, Oxford: Clarendon Press
  • sonitus”, in Charlton T. Lewis (1891) An Elementary Latin Dictionary, New York: Harper & Brothers
  • sonitus in Charles du Fresne du Cange’s Glossarium Mediæ et Infimæ Latinitatis (augmented edition with additions by D. P. Carpenterius, Adelungius and others, edited by Léopold Favre, 1883–1887)
  • sonitus in Gaffiot, Félix (1934) Dictionnaire illustré latin-français, Hachette
  • Carl Meißner; Henry William Auden (1894) Latin Phrase-Book[1], London: Macmillan and Co.
    • to speak, utter a sound: vocem mittere (sonitum reddere of things)
    • mere words; empty sound: inanis verborum sonitus