brevitas

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Latin[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From brevis ‎(short, little, of small extent) +‎ -itās.

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

brevitās f ‎(genitive brevitātis); third declension

  1. (of space) shortness; narrowness
  2. (of time) briefness, brevity, shortness
  3. (of discourse) conciseness, terseness, brevity

Inflection[edit]

Third declension.

Case Singular Plural
nominative brevitās brevitātēs
genitive brevitātis brevitātum
dative brevitātī brevitātibus
accusative brevitātem brevitātēs
ablative brevitāte brevitātibus
vocative brevitās brevitātēs

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References[edit]

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