risus

See also: rīsus

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LatinEdit

EtymologyEdit

Perfect passive participle of rīdeō ‎(laugh).

PronunciationEdit

ParticipleEdit

rīsus m ‎(feminine rīsa, neuter rīsum); first/second declension

  1. laughed at, ridiculed, mocked, having been ridiculed

InflectionEdit

First/second declension.

Number Singular Plural
Case / Gender Masculine Feminine Neuter Masculine Feminine Neuter
nominative rīsus rīsa rīsum rīsī rīsae rīsa
genitive rīsī rīsae rīsī rīsōrum rīsārum rīsōrum
dative rīsō rīsō rīsīs
accusative rīsum rīsam rīsum rīsōs rīsās rīsa
ablative rīsō rīsā rīsō rīsīs
vocative rīse rīsa rīsum rīsī rīsae rīsa

NounEdit

rīsus m ‎(genitive rīsūs); fourth declension

  1. laughter, laughing
  2. mockery, jest

InflectionEdit

Fourth declension.

Case Singular Plural
nominative rīsus rīsūs
genitive rīsūs rīsuum
dative rīsuī rīsibus
accusative rīsum rīsūs
ablative rīsū rīsibus
vocative rīsus rīsūs

Usage notesEdit

  1. Often used with "movere" (risum movere) to mean "make [someone] laugh".

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