visus

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Latin[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Perfect passive participle of videō (I see)

Pronunciation[edit]

Participle[edit]

vīsus (feminine vīsa, neuter vīsum); first/second-declension participle

  1. having been seen
  2. having been looked (at)
  3. having been observed
  4. having been understood

Declension[edit]

First/second-declension adjective.

Number Singular Plural
Case / Gender Masculine Feminine Neuter Masculine Feminine Neuter
Nominative vīsus vīsa vīsum vīsī vīsae vīsa
Genitive vīsī vīsae vīsī vīsōrum vīsārum vīsōrum
Dative vīsō vīsō vīsīs
Accusative vīsum vīsam vīsum vīsōs vīsās vīsa
Ablative vīsō vīsā vīsō vīsīs
Vocative vīse vīsa vīsum vīsī vīsae vīsa

Noun[edit]

vīsus m (genitive vīsūs); fourth declension

  1. The action of looking.
  2. The power of sight.
  3. A vision, sight, apparition.
  4. Appearance

Declension[edit]

Fourth-declension noun.

Case Singular Plural
Nominative vīsus vīsūs
Genitive vīsūs vīsuum
Dative vīsuī vīsibus
Accusative vīsum vīsūs
Ablative vīsū vīsibus
Vocative vīsus vīsūs

Related terms[edit]

Descendants[edit]

  • English: advice, vision
  • French: avis, visage
  • Galician: viso
  • Istriot: veîso

References[edit]

  • visus in Charlton T. Lewis and Charles Short (1879) A Latin Dictionary, Oxford: Clarendon Press
  • visus in Charlton T. Lewis (1891) An Elementary Latin Dictionary, New York: Harper & Brothers
  • visus in Charles du Fresne du Cange’s Glossarium Mediæ et Infimæ Latinitatis (augmented edition, 1883–1887)
  • visus in Gaffiot, Félix (1934) Dictionnaire illustré Latin-Français, Hachette
  • Carl Meissner; Henry William Auden (1894) Latin Phrase-Book[1], London: Macmillan and Co.
    • I dreamed I saw..: in somnis visus (mihi) sum videre
    • (ambiguous) the question has forced itself on my mind: quaerendum esse mihi visum est

Latvian[edit]

Adjective[edit]

visus

  1. accusative plural masculine form of viss

Pronoun[edit]

visus

  1. accusative plural masculine form of viss