actus

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NounEdit

actus ‎(plural acti)

  1. An Ancient Roman unit of length, approximately 35.5 metres.

FrenchEdit

NounEdit

actus f

  1. plural of actu

LatinEdit

EtymologyEdit

Perfect passive participle of agō ‎(make, do).

PronunciationEdit

  • (file)

ParticipleEdit

āctus m ‎(feminine ācta, neuter āctum); first/second declension

  1. made, done, having been done.

InflectionEdit

First/second declension.

Number Singular Plural
Case / Gender Masculine Feminine Neuter Masculine Feminine Neuter
nominative āctus ācta āctum āctī āctae ācta
genitive āctī āctae āctī āctōrum āctārum āctōrum
dative āctō āctō āctīs
accusative āctum āctam āctum āctōs āctās ācta
ablative āctō āctā āctō āctīs
vocative ācte ācta āctum āctī āctae ācta

NounEdit

āctus m ‎(genitive āctūs); fourth declension

  1. act, action, doing, deed
  2. performance,behavior
  3. path, cart track

InflectionEdit

Fourth declension.

Case Singular Plural
nominative āctus āctūs
genitive āctūs āctuum
dative āctuī āctibus
accusative āctum āctūs
ablative āctū āctibus
vocative āctus āctūs

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ReferencesEdit

  • actus” in Charlton T. Lewis & Charles Short, A Latin Dictionary, Oxford: Clarendon Press, 1879.
  • actus” in Félix Gaffiot (1934), Dictionnaire Illustré Latin-Français, Paris: Hachette.
  • Meissner, Carl; Auden, Henry William (1894) Latin Phrase-Book[1], London: Macmillan and Co.
    • an act: actus
    • (ambiguous) I'm undone! it's all up with me: perii! actum est de me! (Ter. Ad. 3. 2. 26)
    • (ambiguous) to have all one's trouble for nothing: rem actam or simply actum agere (proverb.)
    • (ambiguous) rest after toil is sweet: acti labores iucundi (proverb.)
    • (ambiguous) it's all over with me; I'm a lost man: actum est de me
    • (ambiguous) a good conscience: conscientia recta, recte facti (factorum), virtutis, bene actae vitae, rectae voluntatis
    • (ambiguous) to declare a magistrate's decisions null and void: acta rescindere, dissolvere (Phil. 13. 3. 5)
    • (ambiguous) amnesty (ἀμνηρτία): ante actarum (praeteritarum) rerum oblivio or simply oblivio
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