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EtymologyEdit

Perfect passive participle of corrumpō.

ParticipleEdit

corruptus m (feminine corrupta, neuter corruptum); first/second declension

  1. perverted, corrupted
  2. spoiled
  3. contaminated
  4. seduced

InflectionEdit

First/second declension.

Number Singular Plural
Case / Gender Masculine Feminine Neuter Masculine Feminine Neuter
nominative corruptus corrupta corruptum corruptī corruptae corrupta
genitive corruptī corruptae corruptī corruptōrum corruptārum corruptōrum
dative corruptō corruptō corruptīs
accusative corruptum corruptam corruptum corruptōs corruptās corrupta
ablative corruptō corruptā corruptō corruptīs
vocative corrupte corrupta corruptum corruptī corruptae corrupta

DescendantsEdit

ReferencesEdit

  • corruptus in Charlton T. Lewis and Charles Short (1879) A Latin Dictionary, Oxford: Clarendon Press
  • corruptus in Charlton T. Lewis (1891) An Elementary Latin Dictionary, New York: Harper & Brothers
  • du Cange, Charles (1883), “corruptus”, in G. A. Louis Henschel, Pierre Carpentier, Léopold Favre, editors, Glossarium Mediæ et Infimæ Latinitatis (in Latin), Niort: L. Favre
  • corruptus” in Félix Gaffiot’s Dictionnaire Illustré Latin-Français, Hachette (1934)
  • Carl Meissner; Henry William Auden (1894) Latin Phrase-Book[1], London: Macmillan and Co.
    • incorrect usage: consuetudo vitiosa et corrupta (opp. pura et incorrupta) sermonis
    • moral corruption (not corruptela morum): mores corrupti or perditi
    • amongst such moral depravity: tam perditis or corruptis moribus