pretium

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Latin[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Indo-European *preti- (back) (in the sense of recompense).

Noun[edit]

pretium n (genitive pretiī); second declension

  1. That for or by which any thing is bought or sold; worth, price, value
  2. pay, hire, wage, reward
  3. ransom
  4. bribe
  5. punishment

Inflection[edit]

Second declension neuter.

Number Singular Plural
nominative pretium pretia
genitive pretiī pretiōrum
dative pretiō pretiīs
accusative pretium pretia
ablative pretiō pretiīs
vocative pretium pretia

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References[edit]

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