mandatum

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See also: mandátum

Latin[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

From mandare

Noun[edit]

mandātum n (genitive mandātī); second declension

  1. mandate, command, law, order to do something
    • 4th century, St Jerome, Vulgate, Tobit 2:13
      nam cum ab infantia sua semper Deum timuerit et mandata eius custodierit non est contristatus contra Deum quod plaga caecitatis evenerit ei (For whereas he had always feared God from his infancy, and kept his commandments, he repined not against God because the evil of blindness had befallen him,)
Declension[edit]

Second-declension noun (neuter).

Case Singular Plural
Nominative mandātum mandāta
Genitive mandātī mandātōrum
Dative mandātō mandātīs
Accusative mandātum mandāta
Ablative mandātō mandātīs
Vocative mandātum mandāta
Descendants[edit]
  • Old French: mandé
  • French: mandat

Etymology 2[edit]

Participle[edit]

mandātum

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

Etymology 3[edit]

Verb[edit]

mandātum

  1. accusative supine of mandō