democratia

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Interlingua[edit]

Noun[edit]

democratia (plural democratias)

  1. democracy

Latin[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From the Ancient Greek δημοκρᾰτῐ́ᾱ (dēmokratíā, democracy”, “popular government).

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

dēmocratia f (genitive dēmocratiae); first declension

  1. (Medieval Latin) democracy

Declension[edit]

First-declension noun.

Case Singular Plural
Nominative dēmocratia dēmocratiae
Genitive dēmocratiae dēmocratiārum
Dative dēmocratiae dēmocratiīs
Accusative dēmocratiam dēmocratiās
Ablative dēmocratiā dēmocratiīs
Vocative dēmocratia dēmocratiae

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References[edit]

  • dēmocrătĭa in Gaffiot, Félix (1934) Dictionnaire illustré Latin-Français, Hachette
  • democratia”, in Harry Thurston Peck, editor (1898) Harper's Dictionary of Classical Antiquities, New York: Harper & Brothers
  • democratia in Ramminger, Johann (accessed 16 July 2016) Neulateinische Wortliste: Ein Wörterbuch des Lateinischen von Petrarca bis 1700[1], pre-publication website, 2005-2016
  • democratia”, in William Smith et al., editor (1890) A Dictionary of Greek and Roman Antiquities, London: William Wayte. G. E. Marindin