dictatura

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See also: dictatură

Latin[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From dictātor (chief magistrate), from dictō (dictate, prescribe), from dīcō (say, speak).

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

dictātūra f (genitive dictātūrae); first declension

  1. dictatorship, office of a dictator

Inflection[edit]

First declension.

Case Singular Plural
nominative dictātūra dictātūrae
genitive dictātūrae dictātūrārum
dative dictātūrae dictātūrīs
accusative dictātūram dictātūrās
ablative dictātūrā dictātūrīs
vocative dictātūra dictātūrae

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References[edit]

  • dictatura in Charlton T. Lewis and Charles Short (1879) A Latin Dictionary, Oxford: Clarendon Press
  • dictatura in Charlton T. Lewis (1891) An Elementary Latin Dictionary, New York: Harper & Brothers
  • dictatura” in Félix Gaffiot’s Dictionnaire Illustré Latin-Français, Hachette (1934)
  • Carl Meissner; Henry William Auden (1894) Latin Phrase-Book[1], London: Macmillan and Co.
    • there are whispers of the appointment of a dictator: non nullus odor est dictaturae (Att. 4. 18)
    • to be dictator: dictaturam gerere