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Perfect passive participle of scīscō (inquire; approve, appoint; learn).



scītus m (feminine scīta, neuter scītum); first/second declension

  1. searched, questioned, inquired, having been searched
  2. approved, appointed, enacted, decreed, having been appointed
  3. learnt, ascertained, known, having been ascertained
  4. (by extension) showing knowledge, knowing, wise, shrewd, experienced, skilful
  5. (by extension) fit, suitable, proper, sensible
  6. (figuratively) beautiful, elegant, fine, attractive


First/second declension.

Number Singular Plural
Case / Gender Masculine Feminine Neuter Masculine Feminine Neuter
nominative scītus scīta scītum scītī scītae scīta
genitive scītī scītae scītī scītōrum scītārum scītōrum
dative scītō scītō scītīs
accusative scītum scītam scītum scītōs scītās scīta
ablative scītō scītā scītō scītīs
vocative scīte scīta scītum scītī scītae scīta

Derived termsEdit


scītus m (genitive scītūs); fourth declension

  1. A decree, resolution or ordinance of the people.


Fourth declension.

Case Singular Plural
nominative scītus scītūs
genitive scītūs scītuum
dative scītuī scītibus
accusative scītum scītūs
ablative scītū scītibus
vocative scītus scītūs


  • (resolution of the people): scītum

Related termsEdit


  • scitus in Charlton T. Lewis and Charles Short (1879) A Latin Dictionary, Oxford: Clarendon Press
  • scitus in Charlton T. Lewis (1891) An Elementary Latin Dictionary, New York: Harper & Brothers
  • du Cange, Charles (1883), “scitus”, in G. A. Louis Henschel, Pierre Carpentier, Léopold Favre, editors, Glossarium Mediæ et Infimæ Latinitatis (in Latin), Niort: L. Favre
  • scitus in Gaffiot, Félix (1934) Dictionnaire Illustré Latin-Français [Illustrated Latin-French Dictionary], Hachette