legatum

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Latin[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

From lēgātus, the perfect passive participle of lēgō (send, despatch)

Noun[edit]

lēgātum n (genitive lēgātī); second declension

  1. A bequest, legacy
Inflection[edit]

Second declension.

Case Singular Plural
nominative lēgātum lēgāta
genitive lēgātī lēgātōrum
dative lēgātō lēgātīs
accusative lēgātum lēgāta
ablative lēgātō lēgātīs
vocative lēgātum lēgāta
Descendants[edit]

Participle[edit]

lēgātum

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

Verb[edit]

lēgātum

  1. supine of lēgō

Etymology 2[edit]

From lēgātus (an envoy).

Noun[edit]

lēgātum

  1. accusative singular of lēgātus

References[edit]

  • legatum in Charlton T. Lewis and Charles Short (1879) A Latin Dictionary, Oxford: Clarendon Press
  • legatum in Charlton T. Lewis (1891) An Elementary Latin Dictionary, New York: Harper & Brothers
  • du Cange, Charles (1883), “legatum”, in G. A. Louis Henschel, Pierre Carpentier, Léopold Favre, editors, Glossarium Mediæ et Infimæ Latinitatis (in Latin), Niort: L. Favre
  • legatum” in Félix Gaffiot’s Dictionnaire Illustré Latin-Français, Hachette (1934)
  • legatum in Harry Thurston Peck, editor (1898) Harper's Dictionary of Classical Antiquities, New York: Harper & Brothers
  • legatum in William Smith et al., editor (1890) A Dictionary of Greek and Roman Antiquities, London: William Wayte. G. E. Marindin