brevitas

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Latin[edit]

Etymology[edit]

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

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

Declension[edit]

Third-declension noun.

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 and Charles Short (1879) A Latin Dictionary, Oxford: Clarendon Press
  • brevitas in Charlton T. Lewis (1891) An Elementary Latin Dictionary, New York: Harper & Brothers
  • brevitas in Gaffiot, Félix (1934) Dictionnaire illustré Latin-Français, Hachette