donativum

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Latin[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Neuter substantivation of dōnō +‎ -īvus.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • (Classical) IPA(key): /doː.naːˈtiː.wum/, [d̪oː.n̪aːˈt̪iː.wʊ̃ˑ]

Noun[edit]

dōnātīvum n (genitive dōnātīvī); second declension

  1. financial gratuity given to Roman soldiers at the accession of the Emperor, later than Augustus
  2. (rare) financial gratuity given to Roman soldiers on occasion of a triumph in the Republican era
  3. (ecclesiastical) gift

Declension[edit]

Second-declension noun (neuter).

Case Singular Plural
Nominative dōnātīvum dōnātīva
Genitive dōnātīvī dōnātīvōrum
Dative dōnātīvō dōnātīvīs
Accusative dōnātīvum dōnātīva
Ablative dōnātīvō dōnātīvīs
Vocative dōnātīvum dōnātīva

Descendants[edit]

  • English: donative

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