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Perfect passive participle of tingō.


tinctus m (feminine tincta, neuter tinctum); first/second declension

  1. impregnated with; dipped in
  2. treated
  3. coloured, tinged


First/second declension.

Number Singular Plural
Case / Gender Masculine Feminine Neuter Masculine Feminine Neuter
nominative tinctus tincta tinctum tinctī tinctae tincta
genitive tinctī tinctae tinctī tinctōrum tinctārum tinctōrum
dative tinctō tinctō tinctīs
accusative tinctum tinctam tinctum tinctōs tinctās tincta
ablative tinctō tinctā tinctō tinctīs
vocative tincte tincta tinctum tinctī tinctae tincta

Derived terms[edit]



  • tinctus in Charlton T. Lewis and Charles Short (1879) A Latin Dictionary, Oxford: Clarendon Press
  • tinctus in Charlton T. Lewis (1891) An Elementary Latin Dictionary, New York: Harper & Brothers
  • tinctus 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.
    • (ambiguous) to have received a superficial education: litteris leviter imbutum or tinctum esse