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Cyrillic ҹасус
Roman casus
Perso-Arabic جاسوس

EtymologyEdit

Ultimately from Arabic جَاسُوس(jāsūs).

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): [d͡ʒɑːˈsus], [d͡zɑːˈsus]
  • Hyphenation: ca‧sus

NounEdit

casus (definite accusative casusu, plural casuslar)

  1. spy

DeclensionEdit


DutchEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Latin casus (chance, event), the past participle of cadō (to fall, happen).

PronunciationEdit

  • (file)

NounEdit

casus m (plural casussen or casus, diminutive casusje n)

  1. A case, occurrence, instance, especially used for a reference or teaching example and for a legal case
  2. (grammar) A case, (instance of) grammatical case
  3. A coincidence

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LatinEdit

PronunciationEdit

EtymologyEdit

From cadō +‎ -tus. The grammatical sense is a semantic loan from Ancient Greek πτῶσις (ptôsis).

NounEdit

cāsus m (genitive cāsūs); fourth declension

  1. fall, downwards movement
  2. accident, chance
  3. an event, happening, occurrence
  4. misfortune, disaster, accident
  5. (grammar) A case, termination

DeclensionEdit

Fourth-declension noun.

Case Singular Plural
Nominative cāsus cāsūs
Genitive cāsūs cāsuum
Dative cāsuī cāsibus
Accusative cāsum cāsūs
Ablative cāsū cāsibus
Vocative cāsus cāsūs

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DescendantsEdit

ReferencesEdit

  • casus in Charlton T. Lewis and Charles Short (1879) A Latin Dictionary, Oxford: Clarendon Press
  • casus in Charlton T. Lewis (1891) An Elementary Latin Dictionary, New York: Harper & Brothers
  • casus in Charles du Fresne du Cange’s Glossarium Mediæ et Infimæ Latinitatis (augmented edition, 1883–1887)
  • casus in Gaffiot, Félix (1934) Dictionnaire Illustré Latin-Français, Hachette
  • Carl Meissner; Henry William Auden (1894) Latin Phrase-Book[1], London: Macmillan and Co.
    • to foresee the far distant future: futura or casus futuros (multo ante) prospicere
    • by some chance or other: nescio quo casu (with Indic.)
    • the changes and chances of this life: ancipites et varii casus
    • to have to submit to the uncertainties of fortune; to be subject to Fortune's caprice: sub varios incertosque casus subiectum esse
    • to experience the ups and downs of life: multis casibus iactari
    • to be prepared for all that may come: ad omnes casus subsidia comparare
    • to prepare oneself for all contingencies: ad omnes casus se comparare
    • to foresee political events long before: longe prospicere futuros casus rei publicae (De Amic. 12. 40)
    • (ambiguous) affairs are desperate; we are reduced to extremeties: res ad extremum casum perducta est
  • casus in Ramminger, Johann (accessed 16 July 2016) Neulateinische Wortliste: Ein Wörterbuch des Lateinischen von Petrarca bis 1700[2], pre-publication website, 2005-2016
  • casus in William Smith, editor (1854, 1857) A Dictionary of Greek and Roman Geography, volume 1 & 2, London: Walton and Maberly

TurkishEdit

EtymologyEdit

Borrowed from Arabic جَاسُوس(jāsūs).

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

casus (definite accusative casusu, plural casuslar)

  1. spy

DeclensionEdit

Inflection
Nominative casus
Definite accusative casusu
Singular Plural
Nominative casus casuslar
Definite accusative casusu casusları
Dative casusa casuslara
Locative casusta casuslarda
Ablative casustan casuslardan
Genitive casusun casusların
Possessive forms
Singular Plural
1st singular casusum casuslarım
2nd singular casusun casusların
3rd singular casusu casusları
1st plural casusumuz casuslarımız
2nd plural casusunuz casuslarınız
3rd plural casusları casusları

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ZazakiEdit

PronunciationEdit

EtymologyEdit

Borrowed from Arabic جَاسُوس(jāsūs).

NounEdit

casus m (plural -i)

  1. spy

See alsoEdit