raptus

EnglishEdit

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EtymologyEdit

From Latin raptus, from rapio (seize).

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

raptus (plural raptuses)

  1. (pathology) A seizure.
  2. A state of rapture.
    • 1902, William James, The Varieties of Religious Experience, Folio Society 2008, p. 351:
      In the condition called raptus or ravishment by theologians, breathing and circulation are so depressed that it is a question among the doctors whether the soul be or be not temporarily dissevered from the body.

ItalianEdit

EtymologyEdit

Latin

NounEdit

raptus m (invariable)

  1. fit, raptus, brainstorm

AnagramsEdit


LatinEdit

EtymologyEdit

Perfect passive participle of rapiō (snatch, carry off).

PronunciationEdit

ParticipleEdit

raptus m (feminine rapta, neuter raptum); first/second declension

  1. snatched, having been snatched, grabbed, having been grabbed, carried off, having been carried off

InflectionEdit

First/second declension.

Number Singular Plural
Case \ Gender Masculine Feminine Neuter Masculine Feminine Neuter
nominative raptus rapta raptum raptī raptae rapta
genitive raptī raptae raptī raptōrum raptārum raptōrum
dative raptō raptae raptō raptīs raptīs raptīs
accusative raptum raptam raptum raptōs raptās rapta
ablative raptō raptā raptō raptīs raptīs raptīs
vocative rapte rapta raptum raptī raptae rapta

NounEdit

raptus m (genitive raptūs); fourth declension

  1. violent snatching
  2. violent dragging away
  3. robbery
  4. thievery
  5. carrying off
  6. abduction

InflectionEdit

Fourth declension.

Number Singular Plural
nominative raptus raptūs
genitive raptūs raptuum
dative raptuī raptibus
accusative raptum raptūs
ablative raptū raptibus
vocative raptus raptūs

AdjectiveEdit

Passive participle of rapere ("to seize")

raptus m (feminine rapta, neuter raptum); first/second declension

  1. seized
  2. carried away (by force)
  3. dragged off
  4. snatched
  5. destroyed
  6. pillaged
  7. hurried
  8. abducted
  9. robbed
  10. stolen

InflectionEdit

First/second declension.

Number Singular Plural
Case \ Gender Masculine Feminine Neuter Masculine Feminine Neuter
nominative raptus rapta raptum raptī raptae rapta
genitive raptī raptae raptī raptōrum raptārum raptōrum
dative raptō raptae raptō raptīs raptīs raptīs
accusative raptum raptam raptum raptōs raptās rapta
ablative raptō raptā raptō raptīs raptīs raptīs
vocative rapte rapta raptum raptī raptae rapta

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Derived termsEdit

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