finitus

LatinEdit

EtymologyEdit

Perfect passive participle of fīniō (finish; limit; appoint).

PronunciationEdit

ParticipleEdit

fīnītus (feminine fīnīta, neuter fīnītum, adverb fīnīte); first/second-declension participle

  1. Finished, terminated, having been finished or terminated.
  2. Appointed, having been appointed; determinate, particular.
  3. Limited, bounded, having been limited or bounded; finite.
  4. (figuratively) Restrained, having been restrained.

DeclensionEdit

First/second-declension adjective.

Number Singular Plural
Case / Gender Masculine Feminine Neuter Masculine Feminine Neuter
Nominative fīnītus fīnīta fīnītum fīnītī fīnītae fīnīta
Genitive fīnītī fīnītae fīnītī fīnītōrum fīnītārum fīnītōrum
Dative fīnītō fīnītō fīnītīs
Accusative fīnītum fīnītam fīnītum fīnītōs fīnītās fīnīta
Ablative fīnītō fīnītā fīnītō fīnītīs
Vocative fīnīte fīnīta fīnītum fīnītī fīnītae fīnīta

DescendantsEdit

  • Catalan: finit (learned)
  • Dalmatian: fenait
  • Galician: finda
  • Middle English: finit, fynyte
  • Portuguese: findo, finto, finta, finito (learned)
  • Spanish: finito (learned)

ReferencesEdit

  • finitus”, in Charlton T. Lewis and Charles Short (1879) A Latin Dictionary, Oxford: Clarendon Press
  • finitus”, in Charlton T. Lewis (1891) An Elementary Latin Dictionary, New York: Harper & Brothers
  • finitus in Charles du Fresne du Cange’s Glossarium Mediæ et Infimæ Latinitatis (augmented edition with additions by D. P. Carpenterius, Adelungius and others, edited by Léopold Favre, 1883–1887)
  • finitus in Gaffiot, Félix (1934) Dictionnaire illustré latin-français, Hachette