beneficium

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Latin[edit]

Alternative forms[edit]

Etymology[edit]

bene (well”, “good) +‎ -ficium (-making)

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

beneficium n (genitive beneficiī); second declension

  1. benefit
  2. favour
  3. kindness

Declension[edit]

Second declension.

Case Singular Plural
nominative beneficium beneficia
genitive beneficiī beneficiōrum
dative beneficiō beneficiīs
accusative beneficium beneficia
ablative beneficiō beneficiīs
vocative beneficium beneficia

Descendants[edit]

References[edit]

  • beneficium in Charlton T. Lewis and Charles Short (1879) A Latin Dictionary, Oxford: Clarendon Press
  • beneficium in Charlton T. Lewis (1891) An Elementary Latin Dictionary, New York: Harper & Brothers
  • du Cange, Charles (1883), “beneficium”, in G. A. Louis Henschel, Pierre Carpentier, Léopold Favre, editors, Glossarium Mediæ et Infimæ Latinitatis (in Latin), Niort: L. Favre
  • beneficium” in Félix Gaffiot’s Dictionnaire Illustré Latin-Français, Hachette (1934)
  • Carl Meissner; Henry William Auden (1894) Latin Phrase-Book[1], London: Macmillan and Co.
    • to do any one a service or kindness: beneficium alicui dare, tribuere
    • to do any one a service or kindness: beneficio aliquem afficere, ornare
    • to heap benefits upon..: beneficia in aliquem conferre
    • to lay any one under an obligation by kind treatment: beneficiis aliquem obstringere, obligare, devincire
    • to (richly) recompense a kindness or service: beneficium remunerari or reddere (cumulate)
    • to return good for evil: pro maleficiis beneficia reddere
    • prerogative, privilege: ius praecipuum, beneficium, donum, also immunitas c. Gen.
  • beneficium in Harry Thurston Peck, editor (1898) Harper's Dictionary of Classical Antiquities, New York: Harper & Brothers
  • beneficium in William Smith et al., editor (1890) A Dictionary of Greek and Roman Antiquities, London: William Wayte. G. E. Marindin