pensum

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Danish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Borrowed from Latin pensum.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /pɛnsɔm/, [ˈpʰɛnsɔm]

Noun[edit]

pensum n (singular definite pensummet, plural indefinite pensa)

  1. syllabus, curriculum
  2. task, assignment
  3. examination requirements

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French[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Borrowed from Latin pensum.

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

pensum m (plural pensums)

  1. (archaic) punishment (at school); lines (UK)
  2. chore

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Latin[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Neuter of past participle of pendere

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

pēnsum n (genitive pēnsī); second declension

  1. weight (of wool to be handed over as part of daily work)
  2. task

Inflection[edit]

Second declension neuter.

Number Singular Plural
nominative pēnsum pēnsa
genitive pēnsī pēnsōrum
dative pēnsō pēnsīs
accusative pēnsum pēnsa
ablative pēnsō pēnsīs
vocative pēnsum pēnsa

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Norwegian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Borrowed from Latin pensum.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /pɛnsɔm/, [ˈpʰɛnsɔm]

Noun[edit]

pensum n (singular definite pensummet, plural indefinite pensa)

  1. syllabus, curriculum
  2. task, assignment
  3. examination requirements

Inflection[edit]