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nexus

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EtymologyEdit

From Latin nexus (the act of binding together; bond), from nectō (bind).

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NounEdit

nexus (plural nexuses or nexus)

  1. a form of connection
  2. a connected group
  3. the centre of something

Usage notesEdit

The Latin plural form (written nexûs or nexūs) is sometimes used in academic discussions of process philosophy (see Wikipedia-logo.png Nexus (process philosophy) on Wikipedia.Wikipedia:Nexus (process philosophy)).

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LatinEdit

EtymologyEdit

Perfect passive participle of nectō (bind).

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ParticipleEdit

nexus m (feminine nexa, neuter nexum); first/second declension

  1. bound, tied, fastened, connected, interwoven, having been bound.
  2. bound by obligation, obliged, made liable, pledged, having been obliged.

InflectionEdit

First/second declension.

Number Singular Plural
Case \ Gender Masculine Feminine Neuter Masculine Feminine Neuter
nominative nexus nexa nexum nexī nexae nexa
genitive nexī nexae nexī nexōrum nexārum nexōrum
dative nexō nexae nexō nexīs nexīs nexīs
accusative nexum nexam nexum nexōs nexās nexa
ablative nexō nexā nexō nexīs nexīs nexīs
vocative nexe nexa nexum nexī nexae nexa

NounEdit

nexus m (genitive nexūs); fourth declension

  1. The act of binding, tying or fastening together.
  2. Something which binds; bond, joint, binding, fastening; connection; nexus.
  3. A personal obligation of a debtor.
  4. A legal obligation.

InflectionEdit

Fourth declension.

Number Singular Plural
nominative nexus nexūs
genitive nexūs nexuum
dative nexuī nexibus
accusative nexum nexūs
ablative nexū nexibus
vocative nexus nexūs

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