mendum

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Latin[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Indo-European *mend- (physical defect, fault), same source as Old Irish mennar (blemish, stain).

Alternative forms[edit]

Noun[edit]

mendum n (genitive mendī); second declension

  1. fault, error, blunder (of writing)
  2. blemish, defect (of the body)

Inflection[edit]

Second declension.

Case Singular Plural
nominative mendum menda
genitive mendī mendōrum
dative mendō mendīs
accusative mendum menda
ablative mendō mendīs
vocative mendum menda

Derived terms[edit]

References[edit]

  • mendum in Charlton T. Lewis and Charles Short (1879) A Latin Dictionary, Oxford: Clarendon Press
  • mendum in Charlton T. Lewis (1891) An Elementary Latin Dictionary, New York: Harper & Brothers
  • du Cange, Charles (1883), “mendum”, in G. A. Louis Henschel, Pierre Carpentier, Léopold Favre, editors, Glossarium Mediæ et Infimæ Latinitatis (in Latin), Niort: L. Favre
  • mendum” in Félix Gaffiot’s Dictionnaire Illustré Latin-Français, Hachette (1934)
  • Carl Meissner; Henry William Auden (1894) Latin Phrase-Book[1], London: Macmillan and Co.
    • a clerical error, copyist's mistake: mendum (scripturae) (Fam. 6. 7. 1)