instrumentum

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Latin[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From īnstruō (build, construct; arrange).

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

īnstrūmentum n (genitive īnstrūmentī); second declension

  1. An instrument, tool, utensil
  2. (collective) supply, provision

Inflection[edit]

Second declension neuter.

Number Singular Plural
nominative īnstrūmentum īnstrūmenta
genitive īnstrūmentī īnstrūmentōrum
dative īnstrūmentō īnstrūmentīs
accusative īnstrūmentum īnstrūmenta
ablative īnstrūmentō īnstrūmentīs
vocative īnstrūmentum īnstrūmenta

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References[edit]

  • instrumentum in Charlton T. Lewis & Charles Short, A Latin Dictionary, Oxford: Clarendon Press, 1879