promptus

LatinEdit

Etymology 1Edit

From prōmō (take or bring forth).

NounEdit

prōmptus m (genitive prōmptūs); fourth declension

  1. a taking forth
    1. an exposing to view, a being visible, visibility, in the phrase:
      in promptu esse (habere, ponere) — “to be (make, render) public, open, visible, manifest”
    2. readiness; only in the phrase:
      in promptu esse, habere — “to be at hand, to have ready”
    3. ease, facility; only in the phrase:
      in promptu esse — “to be easy”
InflectionEdit

Fourth declension.

Number Singular Plural
nominative prōmptus prōmptūs
genitive prōmptūs prōmptuum
dative prōmptuī prōmptibus
accusative prōmptum prōmptūs
ablative prōmptū prōmptibus
vocative prōmptus prōmptūs
DescendantsEdit

Etymology 2Edit

Perfect passive participle of prōmō

ParticipleEdit

prōmptus m (feminine prōmpta, neuter prōmptum); first/second declension

  1. produced
InflectionEdit

First/second declension.

Number Singular Plural
Case \ Gender Masculine Feminine Neuter Masculine Feminine Neuter
nominative prōmptus prōmpta prōmptum prōmptī prōmptae prōmpta
genitive prōmptī prōmptae prōmptī prōmptōrum prōmptārum prōmptōrum
dative prōmptō prōmptae prōmptō prōmptīs prōmptīs prōmptīs
accusative prōmptum prōmptam prōmptum prōmptōs prōmptās prōmpta
ablative prōmptō prōmptā prōmptō prōmptīs prōmptīs prōmptīs
vocative prōmpte prōmpta prōmptum prōmptī prōmptae prōmpta

AdjectiveEdit

prōmptus m (feminine prōmpta, neuter prōmptum); first/second declension

  1. manifest, disclosed
  2. ready, willing, eager
  3. quick, prompt
InflectionEdit

First/second declension.

Number Singular Plural
Case \ Gender Masculine Feminine Neuter Masculine Feminine Neuter
nominative prōmptus prōmpta prōmptum prōmptī prōmptae prōmpta
genitive prōmptī prōmptae prōmptī prōmptōrum prōmptārum prōmptōrum
dative prōmptō prōmptae prōmptō prōmptīs prōmptīs prōmptīs
accusative prōmptum prōmptam prōmptum prōmptōs prōmptās prōmpta
ablative prōmptō prōmptā prōmptō prōmptīs prōmptīs prōmptīs
vocative prōmpte prōmpta prōmptum prōmptī prōmptae prōmpta

DescendantsEdit

ReferencesEdit

  • promptus in Charlton T. Lewis & Charles Short, A Latin Dictionary, Oxford: Clarendon Press, 1879
Last modified on 21 September 2013, at 00:16