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
  4. (Medieval Latin) document

Declension[edit]

Second-declension noun (neuter).

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 Gaffiot, Félix (1934) Dictionnaire illustré Latin-Français, Hachette
  • 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