catechismus

Definition from Wiktionary, the free dictionary
Jump to: navigation, search

Dutch[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Borrowed from Latin catechismus.

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

catechismus m (plural catechismussen)

  1. catechism

Latin[edit]

Etymology[edit]

from Ancient Greek *κατηχισμός (katēkhismós, katēkhismos), from κατηχίζω (katēkhízō, to catechize), a later extended form of κατηχέω (katēkhéō, to catechize, instruct, teach by word of mouth), from κατά (katá, down) + ἠχέω (ēkhéō, to sound, to resound).

Noun[edit]

catēchismus m (genitive catēchismī); second declension

  1. catechism

Inflection[edit]

Second declension.

Number Singular Plural
nominative catēchismus catēchismī
genitive catēchismī catēchismōrum
dative catēchismō catēchismīs
accusative catēchismum catēchismōs
ablative catēchismō catēchismīs
vocative catēchisme catēchismī

Descendants[edit]