Etymology 1Edit

coniciō (bring together, connect; prophesy; conclude) +‎ -tus (suffix forming fourth declension action nouns from verbs)


coniectus m (genitive coniectūs); fourth declension

  1. a throwing together
  2. a crowding, connecting or uniting together
  3. a confluence, concourse; crowd, pile
  4. a projecting, hurling
  5. (figuratively, of the eyes or mind) turning, directing

Fourth-declension noun.

Case Singular Plural
Nominative coniectus coniectūs
Genitive coniectūs coniectuum
Dative coniectuī coniectibus
Accusative coniectum coniectūs
Ablative coniectū coniectibus
Vocative coniectus coniectūs

Etymology 2Edit

Perfect passive participle of coniciō (bring together, connect; prophesy; conclude).


coniectus (feminine coniecta, neuter coniectum); first/second-declension participle

  1. thrown, brought together, united, connected, having been brought together
  2. dispatched, assigned, having been dispatched
  3. urged, pressed, having been urged
  4. prophesied, foretold, having been foretold
  5. concluded, guessed, having been concluded
  6. disputed, discussed, having been discussed

First/second-declension adjective.

Number Singular Plural
Case / Gender Masculine Feminine Neuter Masculine Feminine Neuter
Nominative coniectus coniecta coniectum coniectī coniectae coniecta
Genitive coniectī coniectae coniectī coniectōrum coniectārum coniectōrum
Dative coniectō coniectō coniectīs
Accusative coniectum coniectam coniectum coniectōs coniectās coniecta
Ablative coniectō coniectā coniectō coniectīs
Vocative coniecte coniecta coniectum coniectī coniectae coniecta

Related termsEdit


  • coniectus in Charlton T. Lewis (1891) An Elementary Latin Dictionary, New York: Harper & Brothers
  • coniectus in Gaffiot, Félix (1934) Dictionnaire illustré Latin-Français, Hachette
  • Carl Meissner; Henry William Auden (1894) Latin Phrase-Book[1], London: Macmillan and Co.
    • to be out of range: extra teli iactum, coniectum esse
    • to come within javelin-range: ad teli coniectum venire (Liv. 2. 31)