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From commentus, past participe of comminiscor


commentum n (genitive commentī); second declension

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


Second declension.

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

Related terms[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 Gaffiot, Félix (1934) Dictionnaire Illustré Latin-Français [Illustrated Latin-French Dictionary], Hachette
  • 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)