pueritia

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Latin[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

From puer (male child, boy).

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

pueritia f (genitive pueritiae); first declension

  1. Boyhood, childhood, youth.
  2. (figuratively) Innocence; childishness, callowness.

Inflection[edit]

First declension.

Number Singular Plural
nominative pueritia pueritiae
genitive pueritiae pueritiārum
dative pueritiae pueritiīs
accusative pueritiam pueritiās
ablative pueritiā pueritiīs
vocative pueritia pueritiae

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References[edit]

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