commentum

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Latin[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From commentus, past participe of comminiscor

Noun[edit]

commentum n (genitive commentī); second declension

  1. invention
  2. design, scheme
  3. fabrication, fiction

Inflection[edit]

Second declension.

Case Singular Plural
nominative commentum commenta
genitive commentī commentōrum
dative commentō commentīs
accusative commentum commenta
ablative commentō commentīs
vocative commentum commenta

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References[edit]

  • commentum in Charlton T. Lewis and Charles Short (1879) A Latin Dictionary, Oxford: Clarendon Press
  • commentum in Charlton T. Lewis (1891) An Elementary Latin Dictionary, New York: Harper & Brothers
  • du Cange, Charles (1883), “commentum”, in G. A. Louis Henschel, Pierre Carpentier, Léopold Favre, editors, Glossarium Mediæ et Infimæ Latinitatis (in Latin), Niort: L. Favre
  • commentum” in Félix Gaffiot’s Dictionnaire Illustré Latin-Français, Hachette (1934)
  • Carl Meissner; Henry William Auden (1894) Latin Phrase-Book[1], London: Macmillan and Co.
    • extravagant fictions of fancy: opinionum commenta, ineptiae, monstra, portenta
    • chimeras: opinionum commenta (N. D. 2. 2. 5)