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EtymologyEdit

Perfect passive participle of contorqueō.

PronunciationEdit

ParticipleEdit

contortus (feminine contorta, neuter contortum); first/second-declension participle

  1. contorted
  2. intricate, involved
  3. brandished

DeclensionEdit

First/second-declension adjective.

Number Singular Plural
Case / Gender Masculine Feminine Neuter Masculine Feminine Neuter
Nominative contortus contorta contortum contortī contortae contorta
Genitive contortī contortae contortī contortōrum contortārum contortōrum
Dative contortō contortō contortīs
Accusative contortum contortam contortum contortōs contortās contorta
Ablative contortō contortā contortō contortīs
Vocative contorte contorta contortum contortī contortae contorta

AdjectiveEdit

contortus (feminine contorta, neuter contortum); first/second-declension adjective

  1. brandished
  2. contorted

DeclensionEdit

First/second-declension adjective.

Number Singular Plural
Case / Gender Masculine Feminine Neuter Masculine Feminine Neuter
Nominative contortus contorta contortum contortī contortae contorta
Genitive contortī contortae contortī contortōrum contortārum contortōrum
Dative contortō contortō contortīs
Accusative contortum contortam contortum contortōs contortās contorta
Ablative contortō contortā contortō contortīs
Vocative contorte contorta contortum contortī contortae contorta

DescendantsEdit

  • English: contort
  • Italian: contorto

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