catechismus

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Dutch[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

Borrowed from Latin catēchismus.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ˌkaː.təˈxɪs.mʏs/, /ˌkaː.teːˈxɪs.mʏs/
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  • Hyphenation: ca‧te‧chis‧mus
  • Rhymes: -ɪsmʏs

Noun[edit]

catechismus m (plural catechismussen)

  1. catechism

Latin[edit]

Etymology[edit]

from Ancient Greek *κατηχισμός (*katēkhismós, katēkhismos), from κατηχίζω (katēkhízō, to catechize), a later extended form of κατηχέω (katēkhéō, to catechize, instruct, teach by word of mouth), from κατά (katá, down) + ἠχέω (ēkhéō, to sound, to resound).

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Noun[edit]

catēchismus m (genitive catēchismī); second declension

  1. catechism

Declension[edit]

Second-declension noun.

Case Singular Plural
Nominative catēchismus catēchismī
Genitive catēchismī catēchismōrum
Dative catēchismō catēchismīs
Accusative catēchismum catēchismōs
Ablative catēchismō catēchismīs
Vocative catēchisme catēchismī

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