desertum

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Latin[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From dēsertus.

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

dēsertum n (genitive dēsertī); second declension

  1. a desert, wasteland

Declension[edit]

Second-declension noun (neuter).

Case Singular Plural
Nominative dēsertum dēserta
Genitive dēsertī dēsertōrum
Dative dēsertō dēsertīs
Accusative dēsertum dēserta
Ablative dēsertō dēsertīs
Vocative dēsertum dēserta

Descendants[edit]

Participle[edit]

dēsertum

  1. inflection of dēsertus:
    1. nominative/accusative/vocative neuter singular
    2. accusative masculine singular

Verb[edit]

dēsertum

  1. accusative supine of dēserō

References[edit]

  • desertum”, in Charlton T. Lewis and Charles Short (1879) A Latin Dictionary, Oxford: Clarendon Press
  • desertum in Charles du Fresne du Cange’s Glossarium Mediæ et Infimæ Latinitatis (augmented edition with additions by D. P. Carpenterius, Adelungius and others, edited by Léopold Favre, 1883–1887)
  • desertum in Gaffiot, Félix (1934) Dictionnaire illustré latin-français, Hachette
  • Carl Meißner; Henry William Auden (1894) Latin Phrase-Book[1], London: Macmillan and Co.
    • (ambiguous) to be abandoned by good luck: a fortuna desertum, derelictum esse