letum

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Latin[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Proposed derivations include:

Compare also Latin dēleō and linō.

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

lētum n (genitive lētī); second declension

  1. violent death, annihilation, killing
  2. ruin

Inflection[edit]

Second declension.

Case Singular Plural
nominative lētum lēta
genitive lētī lētōrum
dative lētō lētīs
accusative lētum lēta
ablative lētō lētīs
vocative lētum lēta

Derived terms[edit]

References[edit]

  • letum in Charlton T. Lewis and Charles Short (1879) A Latin Dictionary, Oxford: Clarendon Press
  • letum in Charlton T. Lewis (1891) An Elementary Latin Dictionary, New York: Harper & Brothers
  • du Cange, Charles (1883), “letum”, in G. A. Louis Henschel, Pierre Carpentier, Léopold Favre, editors, Glossarium Mediæ et Infimæ Latinitatis (in Latin), Niort: L. Favre
  • letum” in Félix Gaffiot’s Dictionnaire Illustré Latin-Français, Hachette (1934)