cornutus

LatinEdit

EtymologyEdit

From cornū (horn)

PronunciationEdit

AdjectiveEdit

cornūtus (feminine cornūta, neuter cornūtum); first/second-declension adjective

  1. horned, having horns.
  2. cuckolded

DeclensionEdit

First/second-declension adjective.

Number Singular Plural
Case / Gender Masculine Feminine Neuter Masculine Feminine Neuter
Nominative cornūtus cornūta cornūtum cornūtī cornūtae cornūta
Genitive cornūtī cornūtae cornūtī cornūtōrum cornūtārum cornūtōrum
Dative cornūtō cornūtō cornūtīs
Accusative cornūtum cornūtam cornūtum cornūtōs cornūtās cornūta
Ablative cornūtō cornūtā cornūtō cornūtīs
Vocative cornūte cornūta cornūtum cornūtī cornūtae cornūta

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DescendantsEdit

  • Albanian: kërrutë
  • Asturian: cornudu
  • Aromanian: curnut
  • Catalan: cornut
  • Dalmatian: carnoit
  • French: cornu
  • Italian: cornuto

ReferencesEdit

  • cornutus in Charlton T. Lewis and Charles Short (1879) A Latin Dictionary, Oxford: Clarendon Press
  • cornutus in Charles du Fresne du Cange’s Glossarium Mediæ et Infimæ Latinitatis (augmented edition, 1883–1887)
  • cornutus in Gaffiot, Félix (1934) Dictionnaire illustré Latin-Français, Hachette
  • cornutus in Harry Thurston Peck, editor (1898) Harper's Dictionary of Classical Antiquities, New York: Harper & Brothers
  • cornutus in Ramminger, Johann (accessed 16 July 2016) Neulateinische Wortliste: Ein Wörterbuch des Lateinischen von Petrarca bis 1700[1], pre-publication website, 2005-2016
  • cornutus in William Smith, editor (1848) A Dictionary of Greek Biography and Mythology, London: John Murray