documentum

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Latin[edit]

Alternative forms[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From the verb doceō (teach) +‎ -mentum.

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

documentum n (genitive documentī); second declension

  1. lesson
  2. instruction
  3. warning

Inflection[edit]

Second declension.

Case Singular Plural
nominative documentum documenta
genitive documentī documentōrum
dative documentō documentīs
accusative documentum documenta
ablative documentō documentīs
vocative documentum documenta

Descendants[edit]

References[edit]

  • documentum in Charlton T. Lewis and Charles Short (1879) A Latin Dictionary, Oxford: Clarendon Press
  • documentum in Charlton T. Lewis (1891) An Elementary Latin Dictionary, New York: Harper & Brothers
  • documentum” in Félix Gaffiot’s Dictionnaire Illustré Latin-Français, Hachette (1934)
  • Carl Meissner; Henry William Auden (1894) Latin Phrase-Book[1], London: Macmillan and Co.
    • this shows, proves..: documento, indicio est (without demonstr. pron. but cui rei documento, indicio est)
  • documentum in Ramminger, Johann (accessed 16 July 2016) Neulateinische Wortliste: Ein Wörterbuch des Lateinischen von Petrarca bis 1700[2], pre-publication website, 2005-2016