munimentum

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Latin[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From mūniō (build a wall around; fortify, protect, defend; shelter).

Pronunciation[edit]

  • (Classical) IPA(key): /muː.niːˈmen.tum/, [muː.n̪iːˈmɛn̪.t̪ʊ̃ˑ]

Noun[edit]

mūnīmentum n (genitive mūnīmentī); second declension

  1. (military) A defence or defense, fortification, protection; intrenchment; rampart, bulwark; fortress.
  2. (figuratively) A shelter, defence, protection; safeguard.

Declension[edit]

Second-declension noun (neuter).

Case Singular Plural
Nominative mūnīmentum mūnīmenta
Genitive mūnīmentī mūnīmentōrum
Dative mūnīmentō mūnīmentīs
Accusative mūnīmentum mūnīmenta
Ablative mūnīmentō mūnīmentīs
Vocative mūnīmentum mūnīmenta

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Descendants[edit]

  • English: muniment

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