respublica

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Etymology[edit]

From rēs (thing”, “affair) + pūblica (public), the feminine form of pūblicus (public). Literally meaning "public thing".

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Noun[edit]

rēspūblica f (genitive reīpūblicae); fifth declension

  1. nation
  2. republic

Inflection[edit]

Number Singular Plural
nominative rēspūblica rēspūblicae
genitive reīpūblicae rērumpūblicārum
dative reīpūblicae rēbuspūblicīs
accusative rempūblicam rēspūblicās
ablative rēpūblicā rēbuspūblicīs
vocative rēspūblica rēspūblicae

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