desertus

LatinEdit

EtymologyEdit

Perfect passive participle of dēserō (forsake, abandon).

ParticipleEdit

dēsertus (feminine dēserta, neuter dēsertum, comparative dēsertior, superlative dēsertissimus); first/second-declension participle

  1. deserted, abandoned, having been forsaken.
  2. (substantive in the plural) desert

DeclensionEdit

First/second-declension adjective.

Number Singular Plural
Case / Gender Masculine Feminine Neuter Masculine Feminine Neuter
Nominative dēsertus dēserta dēsertum dēsertī dēsertae dēserta
Genitive dēsertī dēsertae dēsertī dēsertōrum dēsertārum dēsertōrum
Dative dēsertō dēsertō dēsertīs
Accusative dēsertum dēsertam dēsertum dēsertōs dēsertās dēserta
Ablative dēsertō dēsertā dēsertō dēsertīs
Vocative dēserte dēserta dēsertum dēsertī dēsertae dēserta

Derived termsEdit

DescendantsEdit

  • Asturian: desiertu
  • English: deserted
  • French: désert
  • Istro-Romanian: deșǫrt

ReferencesEdit

  • desertus in Charlton T. Lewis and Charles Short, A Latin Dictionary, Oxford: Clarendon Press, 1879
  • desertus in Charlton T. Lewis, An Elementary Latin Dictionary, New York: Harper & Brothers, 1891
  • desertus in Gaffiot, Félix, Dictionnaire illustré Latin-Français, Hachette, 1934
  • Carl Meissner; Henry William Auden, Latin Phrase-Book[1], London: Macmillan and Co., 1894
    • deserts: loca deserta (opp. frequentia)
    • (ambiguous) to be abandoned by good luck: a fortuna desertum, derelictum esse

LatvianEdit

NounEdit

desertus m

  1. accusative plural form of deserts