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See also: sus, Sus, SUS, šus, sus', Sus., and šūs

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PronunciationEdit

Etymology 1Edit

See -tus (past participle suffix).

SuffixEdit

-sus m (feminine -sa, neuter -sum); first/second declension

  1. Alternative form of -tus (takes this form when suffixed to primarily third conjugation verbs with stems ending in -t-, -d-, -rg-, -ll-, or -rr-).
    applaudō + ‎-sus → ‎applausus
    ascendō + ‎-sus → ‎ascēnsus
    cēdō + ‎-sus → ‎cessus
    currō + ‎-sus → ‎cursus
    pellō + ‎-sus → ‎pulsus
    submergō + ‎-sus → ‎submersus
    ūtor + ‎-sus → ‎ūsus
DeclensionEdit

First/second declension.

Number Singular Plural
Case / Gender Masculine Feminine Neuter Masculine Feminine Neuter
nominative -sus -sa -sum -sī -sae -sa
genitive -sī -sae -sī -sōrum -sārum -sōrum
dative -sō -sō -sīs
accusative -sum -sam -sum -sōs -sās -sa
ablative -sō -sā -sō -sīs
vocative -se -sa -sum -sī -sae -sa

Etymology 2Edit

See -tus (suffix forming nouns of action).

SuffixEdit

-sus m (genitive -sūs); fourth declension

  1. Alternative form of -tus (takes this form when suffixed to primarily third conjugation verbs with stems ending in -t-, -d-, -rg-, -ll-, or -rr-).
    applaudō + ‎-sus → ‎applausus
    currō + ‎-sus → ‎cursus
    extergeō + ‎-sus → ‎extersus
    pellō + ‎-sus → ‎pulsus
    ūtor + ‎-sus → ‎ūsus
DeclensionEdit

Fourth declension.

Case Singular Plural
nominative -sus -sūs
genitive -sūs -suum
dative -suī -sibus
accusative -sum -sūs
ablative -sū -sibus
vocative -sus -sūs

Derived termsEdit

As this suffix is simply an allomorph of -tus, the words in which it's found should be categorised in: