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EnglishEdit

NounEdit

motus

  1. plural of motu

AnagramsEdit


FrenchEdit

EtymologyEdit

From mot with a fanciful Latinisation in -us

PronunciationEdit

InterjectionEdit

motus

  1. (colloquial) interjection to request silence; Hush!, Quiet!

LatinEdit

EtymologyEdit

Perfect passive participle of moveō (I move).

PronunciationEdit

ParticipleEdit

mōtus (feminine mōta, neuter mōtum); first/second-declension participle

  1. moved, stirred, disturbed, having been moved
  2. aroused, excited, begun, inspired, having been aroused
  3. troubled, concerned, tormented, having been troubled

DeclensionEdit

First/second-declension adjective.

Number Singular Plural
Case / Gender Masculine Feminine Neuter Masculine Feminine Neuter
Nominative mōtus mōta mōtum mōtī mōtae mōta
Genitive mōtī mōtae mōtī mōtōrum mōtārum mōtōrum
Dative mōtō mōtō mōtīs
Accusative mōtum mōtam mōtum mōtōs mōtās mōta
Ablative mōtō mōtā mōtō mōtīs
Vocative mōte mōta mōtum mōtī mōtae mōta

NounEdit

mōtus m (genitive mōtūs); fourth declension

  1. A movement, motion.
  2. (by extension) An advance, progress.
  3. (figuratively) A movement, operation, impulse, passion; disturbance; sensation.
  4. (figuratively) A political movement, tumult, commotion, revolt, rebellion.

DeclensionEdit

Fourth-declension noun.

Case Singular Plural
Nominative mōtus mōtūs
Genitive mōtūs mōtuum
Dative mōtuī mōtibus
Accusative mōtum mōtūs
Ablative mōtū mōtibus
Vocative mōtus mōtūs

DescendantsEdit

  • Italian: moto

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