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Perfect passive participle of sonō.



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

  1. sounded, resounded
  2. called (out)


First/second declension.

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
  2. vocative singular of sonitus


  1. nominative plural of sonitus
  2. genitive singular of sonitus
  3. accusative plural of sonitus
  4. vocative plural of sonitus


Fourth declension.

Case Singular Plural
nominative sonitus sonitūs
genitive sonitūs sonituum
dative sonituī sonitibus
accusative sonitum sonitūs
ablative sonitū sonitibus
vocative sonitus sonitūs



  • 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
  • du Cange, Charles (1883), “sonitus”, in G. A. Louis Henschel, Pierre Carpentier, Léopold Favre, editors, Glossarium Mediæ et Infimæ Latinitatis (in Latin), Niort: L. Favre
  • sonitus” in Félix Gaffiot’s Dictionnaire Illustré Latin-Français, Hachette (1934)
  • 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