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trānsitus m (genitive trānsitūs); fourth declension

  1. passage, crossing (movement over or across)
  2. transition
  3. transit


Fourth declension.

Case Singular Plural
nominative trānsitus trānsitūs
genitive trānsitūs trānsituum
dative trānsituī trānsitibus
accusative trānsitum trānsitūs
ablative trānsitū trānsitibus
vocative trānsitus trānsitūs



  • transitus in Charlton T. Lewis and Charles Short (1879) A Latin Dictionary, Oxford: Clarendon Press
  • transitus in Charlton T. Lewis (1891) An Elementary Latin Dictionary, New York: Harper & Brothers
  • du Cange, Charles (1883), “transitus”, in G. A. Louis Henschel, Pierre Carpentier, Léopold Favre, editors, Glossarium Mediæ et Infimæ Latinitatis (in Latin), Niort: L. Favre
  • transitus” in Félix Gaffiot’s Dictionnaire Illustré Latin-Français, Hachette (1934)
  • Carl Meissner; Henry William Auden (1894) Latin Phrase-Book[1], London: Macmillan and Co.
    • to make a cursory mention of a thing; to mention by the way (not obiter or in transcursu): quasi praeteriens, in transitu attingere aliquid
    • I said en passant, by the way: dixi quasi praeteriens or in transitu