commercium

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Etymology[edit]

From con (together, with) + merx (merchandise).

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commercium n (genitive commerciī); second declension

  1. Trade, traffic, commerce, exchange.
  2. (by extension) Intercourse, communication, correspondence, fellowship.
  3. (metonymically) The right to trade as a merchant, mercantile right.
  4. (metonymically) An article of trade; merchandise, wares.
  5. (metonymically) A place of trade; marketplace.

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Second declension neuter.

Number Singular Plural
nominative commercium commercia
genitive commerciī commerciōrum
dative commerciō commerciīs
accusative commercium commercia
ablative commerciō commerciīs
vocative commercium commercia

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