plusquamperfectum

LatinEdit

PronunciationEdit

Etymology 1Edit

From plūs (more) + quam (than) + perfectum, neuter singular of perfectus (achieved; finished; perfected). Literally, "more than finished".

AdjectiveEdit

plūsquamperfectum

  1. nominative neuter singular of plūsquamperfectus
  2. accusative neuter singular of plūsquamperfectus
  3. vocative neuter singular of plūsquamperfectus

Etymology 2Edit

From tempus praeteritum plūsquamperfectum, "the pluperfect tense" (Literally: "the more-than-finished past tense")

NounEdit

plūsquamperfectum n (genitive plūsquamperfectī); second declension

  1. (grammar; neuter substantive (etymological)) the pluperfect
DeclensionEdit

Second-declension noun (neuter).

Case Singular Plural
Nominative plūsquamperfectum plūsquamperfecta
Genitive plūsquamperfectī plūsquamperfectōrum
Dative plūsquamperfectō plūsquamperfectīs
Accusative plūsquamperfectum plūsquamperfecta
Ablative plūsquamperfectō plūsquamperfectīs
Vocative plūsquamperfectum plūsquamperfecta
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