instrumentum

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Latin[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From īnstruō (build, construct; arrange) +‎ -mentum.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • (Classical) IPA(key): /in.struːˈmen.tum/, [ĩː.st̪ruːˈmɛn̪.t̪ʊ̃ˑ]

Noun[edit]

īnstrūmentum n (genitive īnstrūmentī); second declension

  1. An instrument, tool, utensil
  2. (collective) supply, provision
  3. (general) paraphernalia, equipment
  4. records, documents

Declension[edit]

Second-declension noun (neuter).

Case Singular Plural
Nominative īnstrūmentum īnstrūmenta
Genitive īnstrūmentī īnstrūmentōrum
Dative īnstrūmentō īnstrūmentīs
Accusative īnstrūmentum īnstrūmenta
Ablative īnstrūmentō īnstrūmentīs
Vocative īnstrūmentum īnstrūmenta

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