certamen

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English[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

From Latin certāmen (contest).

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Noun[edit]

certamen (uncountable)

  1. A team competition in which contestants answer questions about classical history, culture, and mythology, and the Latin language.

Catalan[edit]

Noun[edit]

certamen m (plural certàmens)

  1. contest, competition

Latin[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From certō (struggle, contend) +‎ -men (noun-forming suffix).

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

certāmen n (genitive certāminis); third declension

  1. A contest, struggle, strife.
  2. A battle, engagement, combat.
    • 1st Timothy, 6:12
      certa bonum certamen
      Fight the good fight
  3. An object contended for, prize.

Inflection[edit]

Third declension neuter.

Case Singular Plural
Nominative certāmen certāmina
Genitive certāminis certāminum
Dative certāminī certāminibus
Accusative certāmen certāmina
Ablative certāmine certāminibus
Vocative certāmen certāmina

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Spanish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Latin certāmen

Pronunciation[edit]

  • (Castellano) IPA(key): /θeɾˈta.men/
  • (Latin America) IPA(key): /seɾˈta.men/

Noun[edit]

certamen m (plural certámenes)

  1. competition