Origin of mutatis mutandisL, literally , things being changed that should be changed from mutatis, ablative plural of past participle of mutare, to change (see miss) + mutandis, ablative plural of gerund, gerundive of this verb
Origin of mutatis mutandisLatin mūtātīs mūtandīs mūtātīs ablative pl. past participle of mūtāre to change mūtandīs ablative pl. gerundive of mūtāre
- Having changed what needed to be changed.
- Mutatis mutandis is sometimes used to draw the reader's attention to the differences between a statement and a similar but different earlier statement.
- As an unnaturalised foreign phrase, mutatis mutandis is often italicized when used in English.
Latin ablative absolute: mÅ«tÄtÄ«s (ablative neuter plural form of mÅ«tÄtus, “[having been] altered, changed, or modified", perfect passive participle of mÅ«tÅ, “I alter or change") + mÅ«tandÄ«s (ablative neuter plural form of mÅ«tandus, “which is to be altered, changed, or modified", future passive participle of mÅ«tÅ, “I alter or change") = “with those things which were to be changed having been changed"