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Perfect passive participle of tangō (touch).


tāctus m (genitive tāctūs); fourth declension

  1. touch


tāctus m (feminine tācta, neuter tāctum); first/second declension

  1. touched, having been touched, grasped, having been grasped
  2. reached, having been reached, arrived at, having been arrived at
  3. attained to, having been attained to
  4. moved, having been moved, affected, having been affected


First/second declension.

Number Singular Plural
Case / Gender Masculine Feminine Neuter Masculine Feminine Neuter
nominative tāctus tācta tāctum tāctī tāctae tācta
genitive tāctī tāctae tāctī tāctōrum tāctārum tāctōrum
dative tāctō tāctō tāctīs
accusative tāctum tāctam tāctum tāctōs tāctās tācta
ablative tāctō tāctā tāctō tāctīs
vocative tācte tācta tāctum tāctī tāctae tācta


tactus m (genitive tactūs); fourth declension

  1. sense of touch


Fourth declension.

Case Singular Plural
nominative tactus tactūs
genitive tactūs tactuum
dative tactuī tactibus
accusative tactum tactūs
ablative tactū tactibus
vocative tactus tactūs



  • tactus in Charlton T. Lewis and Charles Short (1879) A Latin Dictionary, Oxford: Clarendon Press
  • tactus in Charlton T. Lewis (1891) An Elementary Latin Dictionary, New York: Harper & Brothers
  • tactus in Gaffiot, Félix (1934) Dictionnaire Illustré Latin-Français [Illustrated Latin-French Dictionary], Hachette
  • Carl Meissner; Henry William Auden (1894) Latin Phrase-Book[1], London: Macmillan and Co.
    • inspired: divino quodam spiritu inflatus or tactus