donum

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See also: donům

Latin[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Italic *dōnom, from Proto-Indo-European *déh₃nom, from *deh₃-. Cognate to Sanskrit दान (dā́nam).

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

dōnum n (genitive dōnī); second declension

  1. gift, present
  2. offering, sacrifice

Declension[edit]

Second-declension noun (neuter).

Case Singular Plural
Nominative dōnum dōna
Genitive dōnī dōnōrum
Dative dōnō dōnīs
Accusative dōnum dōna
Ablative dōnō dōnīs
Vocative dōnum dōna

Synonyms[edit]

Related terms[edit]

Descendants[edit]

  • Catalan: do
  • Galician: doa
  • Italian: dono
  • Old French: don
  • Occitan: don
  • Old Portuguese: don, dõo
    • Portuguese: dom
  • Spanish: don

References[edit]

  • donum in Charlton T. Lewis and Charles Short (1879) A Latin Dictionary, Oxford: Clarendon Press
  • donum in Charlton T. Lewis (1891) An Elementary Latin Dictionary, New York: Harper & Brothers
  • donum in Charles du Fresne du Cange’s Glossarium Mediæ et Infimæ Latinitatis (augmented edition, 1883–1887)
  • donum in Gaffiot, Félix (1934) Dictionnaire illustré Latin-Français, Hachette
  • Carl Meissner; Henry William Auden (1894) Latin Phrase-Book[1], London: Macmillan and Co.
    • prerogative, privilege: ius praecipuum, beneficium, donum, also immunitas c. Gen.