versutus

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Latin[edit]

Alternative forms[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From versus +‎ -tus.

Pronunciation[edit]

Adjective[edit]

versūtus (feminine versūta, neuter versūtum, comparative versūtior); first/second-declension adjective

  1. adroit, dexterous, versatile
  2. shrewd, clever, crafty, ingenious
  3. wily, cunning, sly

Declension[edit]

First/second-declension adjective.

Number Singular Plural
Case / Gender Masculine Feminine Neuter Masculine Feminine Neuter
Nominative versūtus versūta versūtum versūtī versūtae versūta
Genitive versūtī versūtae versūtī versūtōrum versūtārum versūtōrum
Dative versūtō versūtō versūtīs
Accusative versūtum versūtam versūtum versūtōs versūtās versūta
Ablative versūtō versūtā versūtō versūtīs
Vocative versūte versūta versūtum versūtī versūtae versūta

Derived terms[edit]

Descendants[edit]

  • Portuguese: versuto

References[edit]

  • versutus”, in Charlton T. Lewis and Charles Short (1879) A Latin Dictionary, Oxford: Clarendon Press
  • versutus”, in Charlton T. Lewis (1891) An Elementary Latin Dictionary, New York: Harper & Brothers
  • versutus in Charles du Fresne du Cange’s Glossarium Mediæ et Infimæ Latinitatis (augmented edition with additions by D. P. Carpenterius, Adelungius and others, edited by Léopold Favre, 1883–1887)
  • versutus in Gaffiot, Félix (1934) Dictionnaire illustré latin-français, Hachette