atramentum

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Latin[edit]

Etymology[edit]

ater +‎ -mentum

Noun[edit]

ātrāmentum n (genitive ātrāmentī); second declension

  1. black liquid
  2. ink
  3. blacking

Inflection[edit]

Second declension.

Case Singular Plural
nominative ātrāmentum ātrāmenta
genitive ātrāmentī ātrāmentōrum
dative ātrāmentō ātrāmentīs
accusative ātrāmentum ātrāmenta
ablative ātrāmentō ātrāmentīs
vocative ātrāmentum ātrāmenta

Descendants[edit]

References[edit]

  • atramentum in Charlton T. Lewis and Charles Short (1879) A Latin Dictionary, Oxford: Clarendon Press
  • atramentum in Charlton T. Lewis (1891) An Elementary Latin Dictionary, New York: Harper & Brothers
  • du Cange, Charles (1883), “atramentum”, in G. A. Louis Henschel, Pierre Carpentier, Léopold Favre, editors, Glossarium Mediæ et Infimæ Latinitatis (in Latin), Niort: L. Favre
  • atramentum” in Félix Gaffiot’s Dictionnaire Illustré Latin-Français, Hachette (1934)
  • atramentum in Harry Thurston Peck, editor (1898) Harper's Dictionary of Classical Antiquities, New York: Harper & Brothers
  • atramentum in William Smith et al., editor (1890) A Dictionary of Greek and Roman Antiquities, London: William Wayte. G. E. Marindin