dimidium

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Latin[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From dīmidius (half, halved).

Noun[edit]

dīmidium n (genitive dīmidiī or dīmidī); second declension

  1. half

Declension[edit]

Second-declension noun (neuter).

Case Singular Plural
Nominative dīmidium dīmidia
Genitive dīmidiī
dīmidī1
dīmidiōrum
Dative dīmidiō dīmidiīs
Accusative dīmidium dīmidia
Ablative dīmidiō dīmidiīs
Vocative dīmidium dīmidia

1Found in older Latin (until the Augustan Age).

Descendants[edit]

  • English: demi-, demy
  • French: demi
  • Welsh: dimei

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