mercatus

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Pronunciation[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

From mercor (I trade, traffic, deal) +‎ -tus (action noun suffix).

Noun[edit]

mercātus m (genitive mercātūs); fourth declension

  1. trade, traffic, buying and selling
  2. market, marketplace
  3. festival assemblage, public feast
Inflection[edit]

Fourth declension.

Case Singular Plural
nominative mercātus mercātūs
genitive mercātūs mercātuum
dative mercātuī mercātibus
accusative mercātum mercātūs
ablative mercātū mercātibus
vocative mercātus mercātūs
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Etymology 2[edit]

Participle[edit]

mercātus m (feminine mercāta, neuter mercātum); first/second declension

  1. perfect passive participle of mercor
Inflection[edit]

First/second declension.

Number Singular Plural
Case / Gender Masculine Feminine Neuter Masculine Feminine Neuter
nominative mercātus mercāta mercātum mercātī mercātae mercāta
genitive mercātī mercātae mercātī mercātōrum mercātārum mercātōrum
dative mercātō mercātō mercātīs
accusative mercātum mercātam mercātum mercātōs mercātās mercāta
ablative mercātō mercātā mercātō mercātīs
vocative mercāte mercāta mercātum mercātī mercātae mercāta

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