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perplexus

LatinEdit

EtymologyEdit

From per- +‎ plectere.

PronunciationEdit

AdjectiveEdit

perplexus m (feminine perplexa, neuter perplexum); first/second declension

  1. entangled, involved, intricate, confused
  2. (figuratively) unintelligible, complicated, intricate, inscrutable, ambiguous; dark, obscure

InflectionEdit

First/second declension.

Number Singular Plural
Case / Gender Masculine Feminine Neuter Masculine Feminine Neuter
nominative perplexus perplexa perplexum perplexī perplexae perplexa
genitive perplexī perplexae perplexī perplexōrum perplexārum perplexōrum
dative perplexō perplexae perplexō perplexīs perplexīs perplexīs
accusative perplexum perplexam perplexum perplexōs perplexās perplexa
ablative perplexō perplexā perplexō perplexīs perplexīs perplexīs
vocative perplexe perplexa perplexum perplexī perplexae perplexa

Derived termsEdit

ReferencesEdit

  • perplexus” in Charlton T. Lewis & Charles Short, A Latin Dictionary, Oxford: Clarendon Press, 1879.