ius primae noctis

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Latin[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

  • (Classical) IPA(key): /juːs ˈpriː.mae̯ ˈnok.tis/, [juːs̠ ˈpɾiː.mae̯ ˈnɔk.t̪ɪs̠]
  • (Ecclesiastical) IPA(key): /jus ˈpri.me ˈnok.tis/, [jus ˈpriː.mɛ ˈnɔk.t̪is]

Noun[edit]

iūs prīmae noctis n sg (genitive iūris prīmae noctis); third declension

  1. the right of the first night; droit de seigneur

Declension[edit]

Third-declension noun (neuter, imparisyllabic non-i-stem) with an indeclinable portion, singular only.

Case Singular
Nominative iūs prīmae noctis
Genitive iūris prīmae noctis
Dative iūrī prīmae noctis
Accusative iūs prīmae noctis
Ablative iūre prīmae noctis
Vocative iūs prīmae noctis