dictamen

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Latin dictāmen.

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

dictamen (plural dictamina or dictamens)

  1. (rare) A dictation or dictate.
    • 1871, Juan Eusebio Nieremberg, R. S., S. J., transl., Of Adoration in Spirit and Truth:
      The spirit is not bound to follow the laws and dictamens of the flesh

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Latin[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From dictō (I dictate) +‎ -men (noun-forming suffix).

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

dictāmen n (genitive dictāminis); third declension

  1. dictation
  2. a dictate

Declension[edit]

Third-declension noun (neuter, imparisyllabic non-i-stem).

Case Singular Plural
Nominative dictāmen dictāmina
Genitive dictāminis dictāminum
Dative dictāminī dictāminibus
Accusative dictāmen dictāmina
Ablative dictāmine dictāminibus
Vocative dictāmen dictāmina

Descendants[edit]

  • English: dictamen
  • French: dictamen
  • Spanish: dictamen
  • Portuguese: ditame

References[edit]

  • dictamen”, in Charlton T. Lewis and Charles Short (1879) A Latin Dictionary, Oxford: Clarendon Press
  • dictamen in Gaffiot, Félix (1934) Dictionnaire illustré latin-français, Hachette

Spanish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Latin dictāmen

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /diɡˈtamen/ [d̪iɣ̞ˈt̪a.mẽn]
  • Rhymes: -amen
  • Hyphenation: dic‧ta‧men

Noun[edit]

dictamen m (plural dictámenes)

  1. report
  2. (law) report

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