decretum

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Etymology[edit]

From dēcernō (decide, determine).

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Noun[edit]

dēcrētum n (genitive dēcrētī); second declension

  1. A decision, decree, ordinance, order.
  2. A principle, opinion.

Inflection[edit]

Second declension.

Case Singular Plural
nominative dēcrētum dēcrēta
genitive dēcrētī dēcrētōrum
dative dēcrētō dēcrētīs
accusative dēcrētum dēcrēta
ablative dēcrētō dēcrētīs
vocative dēcrētum dēcrēta

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References[edit]

  • decretum in Charlton T. Lewis and Charles Short (1879) A Latin Dictionary, Oxford: Clarendon Press
  • decretum in Charlton T. Lewis (1891) An Elementary Latin Dictionary, New York: Harper & Brothers
  • DECRETUM in Charles du Fresne du Cange’s Glossarium Mediæ et Infimæ Latinitatis (augmented edition, 1883–1887)
  • decretum” in Félix Gaffiot’s Dictionnaire Illustré Latin-Français, Hachette (1934)
  • Carl Meissner; Henry William Auden (1894) Latin Phrase-Book[1], London: Macmillan and Co.
    • the tenets, dogmas of philosophers: decreta, inventa philosophorum
  • decretum in Harry Thurston Peck, editor (1898) Harper's Dictionary of Classical Antiquities, New York: Harper & Brothers
  • decretum in William Smith et al., editor (1890) A Dictionary of Greek and Roman Antiquities, London: William Wayte. G. E. Marindin