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EtymologyEdit

Perfect passive participle of capiō (seize, take).

PronunciationEdit

ParticipleEdit

captus (feminine capta, neuter captum); first/second-declension participle

  1. captured, having been captured, seized, having been seized, taken, having been taken
  2. taken on, having been taken on
  3. taken in, having been taken in, understood, having been understood
  4. afflicted, having been afflicted

DeclensionEdit

First/second-declension adjective.

Number Singular Plural
Case / Gender Masculine Feminine Neuter Masculine Feminine Neuter
Nominative captus capta captum captī captae capta
Genitive captī captae captī captōrum captārum captōrum
Dative captō captō captīs
Accusative captum captam captum captōs captās capta
Ablative captō captā captō captīs
Vocative capte capta captum captī captae capta

NounEdit

captus m (genitive captūs); fourth declension

  1. A taking, seizing.
  2. A thing which is taken or grasped.
  3. A prisoner, captive.
  4. A notion, capacity to comprehend.

DeclensionEdit

Fourth-declension noun.

Case Singular Plural
Nominative captus captūs
Genitive captūs captuum
Dative captuī captibus
Accusative captum captūs
Ablative captū captibus
Vocative captus captūs

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ReferencesEdit

  • captus in Charlton T. Lewis and Charles Short (1879) A Latin Dictionary, Oxford: Clarendon Press
  • captus in Charlton T. Lewis (1891) An Elementary Latin Dictionary, New York: Harper & Brothers
  • captus in Charles du Fresne du Cange’s Glossarium Mediæ et Infimæ Latinitatis (augmented edition, 1883–1887)
  • captus in Gaffiot, Félix (1934) Dictionnaire Illustré Latin-Français, Hachette
  • Carl Meissner; Henry William Auden (1894) Latin Phrase-Book[1], London: Macmillan and Co.
    • (ambiguous) to be blind: oculis captum esse (vid. sect. IV. 6., note auribus, oculis...)
    • (ambiguous) to be affected by disease in every limb; to be paralysed: omnibus membris captum esse
    • (ambiguous) to be overcome by sleep: somno captum, oppressum esse
    • (ambiguous) to be out of one's mind: mente captum esse, mente alienata esse
    • (ambiguous) to be fired with love: amore captum, incensum, inflammatum esse, ardere