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EnglishEdit

EtymologyEdit

Borrowed from New Latin abortus (miscarriage).

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

abortus (plural abortuses or aborti)

  1. An abortion. [First attested in the mid 19th century.][1]
  2. An aborted fetus, especially one aborted in early pregnancy. [First attested in the early 20th century.][1]

ReferencesEdit

  1. 1.0 1.1 “abortus” in Lesley Brown, editor-in-chief; William R. Trumble and Angus Stevenson, editors, The Shorter Oxford English Dictionary on Historical Principles, 5th edition, Oxford; New York, N.Y.: Oxford University Press, 2002, →ISBN, page 7.

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DutchEdit

EtymologyEdit

Borrowed from New Latin abortus (miscarriage).

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /aːˈbɔr.tʏs/
  • (file)
  • Hyphenation: abor‧tus

NounEdit

abortus m (plural abortussen, diminutive abortusje n)

  1. abortion, induced abortion
    Synonyms: abortus provocatus, zwangerschapsonderbreking
  2. miscarriage, spontaneous abortion
    Synonym: miskraam

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EsperantoEdit

PronunciationEdit

VerbEdit

abortus

  1. conditional of aborti

IdoEdit

VerbEdit

abortus

  1. conditional of abortar

LatinEdit

EtymologyEdit

Perfect active participle from aborior (pass away; miscarry), from ab (from, away from) + orior (rise, get up; appear).

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

abortus m (genitive abortūs); fourth declension

  1. premature delivery, miscarriage, abortion
    • 165 B.C.E., Terence, Hecyra [1], Act 3 Scene 3:
      [] sed si fieri id non potest quin sentiant, dicam abortum esse.
      [] but if that can not be managed, and they do find it out, I will say that it was a miscarriage.
    • 2016, Pope Francis, Amoris laetitia [2], Vatican:
      [] ob conscientiae dignitatis amorem Ecclesia omnibus viribus Statum cogentem reicit, qui fovet atocium, sterilitatis inductionem, immo vel abortum.
      [] for the sake of this dignity of conscience, the Church strongly rejects the forced State intervention in favour of contraception, sterilization and even abortion.
  2. (figuratively) an unfinished piece

DeclensionEdit

Fourth-declension noun.

Case Singular Plural
Nominative abortus abortūs
Genitive abortūs abortuum
Dative abortuī abortibus
Accusative abortum abortūs
Ablative abortū abortibus
Vocative abortus abortūs

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ParticipleEdit

abortus (feminine aborta, neuter abortum); first/second-declension participle

  1. disappeared, passed away, having disappeared or passed away
  2. miscarried, aborted, having miscarried or aborted

DeclensionEdit

First/second-declension adjective.

Number Singular Plural
Case / Gender Masculine Feminine Neuter Masculine Feminine Neuter
Nominative abortus aborta abortum abortī abortae aborta
Genitive abortī abortae abortī abortōrum abortārum abortōrum
Dative abortō abortō abortīs
Accusative abortum abortam abortum abortōs abortās aborta
Ablative abortō abortā abortō abortīs
Vocative aborte aborta abortum abortī abortae aborta

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DescendantsEdit

  • Portuguese: aborto

ReferencesEdit

  • abortus in Charlton T. Lewis and Charles Short (1879) A Latin Dictionary, Oxford: Clarendon Press
  • abortus in Charlton T. Lewis (1891) An Elementary Latin Dictionary, New York: Harper & Brothers

LatvianEdit

NounEdit

abortus m

  1. accusative plural form of aborts

Serbo-CroatianEdit

NounEdit

abòrtus m (Cyrillic spelling або̀ртус)

  1. miscarriage

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