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]

Second declension.

Case Singular Plural
nominative mercātus mercātī
genitive mercātī mercātōrum
dative mercātō mercātīs
accusative mercātum mercātōs
ablative mercātō mercātīs
vocative mercāte mercātī

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