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initus m (genitive initūs); fourth declension

  1. entrance (act of entering)
  2. approach, arrival, advent
  3. beginning, commencement, initiation


Fourth declension.

Case Singular Plural
nominative initus initūs
genitive initūs inituum
dative inituī initibus
accusative initum initūs
ablative initū initibus
vocative initus initūs


  • initus in Charlton T. Lewis and Charles Short (1879) A Latin Dictionary, Oxford: Clarendon Press
  • initus in Charlton T. Lewis (1891) An Elementary Latin Dictionary, New York: Harper & Brothers
  • initus” in Félix Gaffiot’s Dictionnaire Illustré Latin-Français, Hachette (1934)
  • Carl Meissner; Henry William Auden (1894) Latin Phrase-Book[1], London: Macmillan and Co.
    • after mature deliberation: inita subductaque ratione
    • to do something after careful calculation: inita subductaque ratione aliquid facere