hebdomas

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Etymology[edit]

From Ancient Greek ἑβδομάς (hebdomás) (genitive ἑβδομάδος).

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Noun[edit]

hebdomas f (genitive hebdomadis); third declension

  1. the number seven
  2. a week; seven days
  3. the seventh day

Usage notes[edit]

  • The usual word for "seven" as a numeral in Latin is septem.
  • The word septimāna replaced hebdomas as the word for "week" in Later Latin.

Inflection[edit]

Third declension.

Number Singular Plural
nominative hebdomas hebdomadēs
genitive hebdomadis hebdomadum
dative hebdomadī hebdomadibus
accusative hebdomadem hebdomadēs
ablative hebdomade hebdomadibus
vocative hebdomas hebdomadēs

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