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Future passive participle (gerundive) of vīvō (live, be alive).


vīvendus (feminine vīvenda, neuter vīvendum); first/second-declension participle

  1. which is to be lived
  2. which is to be survived
  3. which is to be resided in


First/second-declension adjective.

Number Singular Plural
Case / Gender Masculine Feminine Neuter Masculine Feminine Neuter
Nominative vīvendus vīvenda vīvendum vīvendī vīvendae vīvenda
Genitive vīvendī vīvendae vīvendī vīvendōrum vīvendārum vīvendōrum
Dative vīvendō vīvendō vīvendīs
Accusative vīvendum vīvendam vīvendum vīvendōs vīvendās vīvenda
Ablative vīvendō vīvendā vīvendō vīvendīs
Vocative vīvende vīvenda vīvendum vīvendī vīvendae vīvenda



  • vivendus 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)
  • vivendus in Gaffiot, Félix (1934) Dictionnaire illustré latin-français, Hachette
  • Carl Meißner; Henry William Auden (1894) Latin Phrase-Book[1], London: Macmillan and Co.
    • for a life of perfect happiness: ad bene beateque vivendum
    • to choose a career, profession: genus vitae (vivendi) or aetatis degendae deligere