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Perfect passive participle of tingō.


tīnctus (feminine tīncta, neuter tīnctum); first/second-declension participle

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


First/second-declension adjective.

Number Singular Plural
Case / Gender Masculine Feminine Neuter Masculine Feminine Neuter
Nominative tīnctus tīncta tīnctum tīnctī tīnctae tīncta
Genitive tīnctī tīnctae tīnctī tīnctōrum tīnctārum tīnctōrum
Dative tīnctō tīnctō tīnctīs
Accusative tīnctum tīnctam tīnctum tīnctōs tīnctās tīncta
Ablative tīnctō tīnctā tīnctō tīnctīs
Vocative tīncte tīncta tīnctum tīnctī tīnctae tīncta

Derived terms[edit]


  • Asturian: tintu, tinta
  • Catalan: tint, tinta
  • Dutch: tint
  • English: tint
  • French: teint, teinte
  • Galician: tinto, tinta


  • 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, 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