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Perfect passive participle: scrībō (to write) +‎ -tus.


scrīptus m (feminine scrīpta, neuter scrīptum); first/second declension

  1. written, having been written.


First/second declension.

Number Singular Plural
Case / Gender Masculine Feminine Neuter Masculine Feminine Neuter
Nominative scrīptus scrīpta scrīptum scrīptī scrīptae scrīpta
Genitive scrīptī scrīptae scrīptī scrīptōrum scrīptārum scrīptōrum
Dative scrīptō scrīptae scrīptō scrīptīs scrīptīs scrīptīs
Accusative scrīptum scrīptam scrīptum scrīptōs scrīptās scrīpta
Ablative scrīptō scrīptā scrīptō scrīptīs scrīptīs scrīptīs
Vocative scrīpte scrīpta scrīptum scrīptī scrīptae scrīpta

Related termsEdit



  • scriptus in Charlton T. Lewis and Charles Short (1879) A Latin Dictionary, Oxford: Clarendon Press
  • scriptus in Charlton T. Lewis (1891) An Elementary Latin Dictionary, New York: Harper & Brothers
  • scriptus in Gaffiot, Félix (1934) Dictionnaire Illustré Latin-Français, Hachette
  • Carl Meissner; Henry William Auden (1894) Latin Phrase-Book[1], London: Macmillan and Co.
    • a carefully written book: liber accurate, diligenter scriptus
    • the terms, contents of the letter are as follows: litterae in hanc sententiam or his verbis scriptae sunt
    • (ambiguous) from memory; by heart: ex memoria (opp. de scripto)
    • (ambiguous) we read in history: apud rerum scriptores scriptum videmus, scriptum est
    • (ambiguous) to read a speech: de scripto orationem habere, dicere (opp. sine scripto, ex memoria)
    • (ambiguous) to hold by the letter (of the law): verba ac litteras or scriptum (legis) sequi (opp. sententia the spirit)
    • (ambiguous) we read in Plato: apud Platonem scriptum videmus, scriptum est or simply est
    • (ambiguous) in Plato's 'Phaedo' we read: in Platonis Phaedone scriptum est
    • (ambiguous) a man's soul breathes through his writings: alicuius mens in scriptis spirat
    • (ambiguous) full of orthographical errors: mendose scriptum
    • (ambiguous) a letter to Atticus: epistula ad Atticum data, scripta, missa or quae ad A. scripta est
    • (ambiguous) the law says..: in lege scriptum est, or simply est