institutum

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Latin[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Substantive use of the neuter gender of īnstitūtus.

Noun[edit]

īnstitūtum n (genitive īnstitūtī); second declension

  1. custom, principle
  2. decree
  3. intention, plan
  4. institution
  5. habit

Declension[edit]

Second-declension noun (neuter).

Case Singular Plural
Nominative īnstitūtum īnstitūta
Genitive īnstitūtī īnstitūtōrum
Dative īnstitūtō īnstitūtīs
Accusative īnstitūtum īnstitūta
Ablative īnstitūtō īnstitūtīs
Vocative īnstitūtum īnstitūta

Descendants[edit]

Participle[edit]

īnstitūtum

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

Verb[edit]

īnstitūtum

  1. accusative supine of īnstituō

References[edit]

  • institutum in Charlton T. Lewis and Charles Short (1879) A Latin Dictionary, Oxford: Clarendon Press
  • institutum in Charlton T. Lewis (1891) An Elementary Latin Dictionary, New York: Harper & Brothers
  • institutum in Gaffiot, Félix (1934) Dictionnaire illustré Latin-Français, Hachette
  • Carl Meißner; Henry William Auden (1894) Latin Phrase-Book[1], London: Macmillan and Co.
    • a sound and sensible system of conduct: vitae ratio bene ac sapienter instituta
    • according to traditional usage: ex instituto (Liv. 6. 10. 6)
    • the constitution: instituta et leges
    • to give the state a constitution: rem publicam legibus et institutis temperare (Tusc. 1. 1. 2)
    • (ambiguous) a theme, subject proposed for discussion: institutum or id quod institui
    • (ambiguous) to remain true to one's principles: institutum tenere
  • institutum in Ramminger, Johann (accessed 16 July 2016) Neulateinische Wortliste: Ein Wörterbuch des Lateinischen von Petrarca bis 1700[2], pre-publication website, 2005-2016