dubium

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Latin[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From dubius ‎(doubtful).

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

dubium n ‎(genitive dubiī); second declension

  1. doubt
  2. A doctrinal question that is asked to Congregation for the Doctrine of the Faith and which later receives a responsa.

Inflection[edit]

Second declension.

Case Singular Plural
nominative dubium dubia
genitive dubiī dubiōrum
dative dubiō dubiīs
accusative dubium dubia
ablative dubiō dubiīs
vocative dubium dubia

Adjective[edit]

dubium

  1. nominative neuter singular of dubius
  2. accusative masculine singular of dubius
  3. accusative neuter singular of dubius
  4. vocative neuter singular of dubius

Descendants[edit]

References[edit]

  • dubium” in Charlton T. Lewis & Charles Short, A Latin Dictionary, Oxford: Clarendon Press, 1879.
  • dubium” in Félix Gaffiot (1934), Dictionnaire Illustré Latin-Français, Paris: Hachette.
  • Meissner, Carl; Auden, Henry William (1894) Latin Phrase-Book[1], London: Macmillan and Co.
    • (ambiguous) to throw doubt upon a thing: in dubium vocare
    • (ambiguous) to become doubtful: in dubium venire
    • (ambiguous) to leave a thing undecided: aliquid dubium, incertum relinquere