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Perfect passive participle of torqueō.


tortus m (feminine torta, neuter tortum); first/second declension

  1. twisted
  2. spun, whirled
  3. bent, distorted
  4. tormented, tortured


First/second declension.

Number Singular Plural
Case / Gender Masculine Feminine Neuter Masculine Feminine Neuter
nominative tortus torta tortum tortī tortae torta
genitive tortī tortae tortī tortōrum tortārum tortōrum
dative tortō tortō tortīs
accusative tortum tortam tortum tortōs tortās torta
ablative tortō tortā tortō tortīs
vocative torte torta tortum tortī tortae torta

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tortus m (genitive tortūs); fourth declension

  1. a twist, a winding
  2. wreath


Fourth declension.

Case Singular Plural
nominative tortus tortūs
genitive tortūs tortuum
dative tortuī tortibus
accusative tortum tortūs
ablative tortū tortibus
vocative tortus tortūs

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  • tortus in Charlton T. Lewis and Charles Short (1879) A Latin Dictionary, Oxford: Clarendon Press
  • tortus in Charlton T. Lewis (1891) An Elementary Latin Dictionary, New York: Harper & Brothers
  • du Cange, Charles (1883), “tortus”, in G. A. Louis Henschel, Pierre Carpentier, Léopold Favre, editors, Glossarium Mediæ et Infimæ Latinitatis (in Latin), Niort: L. Favre
  • tortus in Gaffiot, Félix (1934) Dictionnaire Illustré Latin-Français [Illustrated Latin-French Dictionary], Hachette