novitas

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Latin[edit]

Etymology[edit]

PIE word
*néwoteh₂ts

From either novus (new; recent; unusual) +‎ -itās, or from Proto-Indo-European *néwoteh₂ts.

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

novitās f (genitive novitātis); third declension

  1. newness, novelty
  2. rareness, strangeness
  3. newness of rank
  4. reformation

Inflection[edit]

Third declension.

Case Singular Plural
nominative novitās novitātēs
genitive novitātis novitātum
dative novitātī novitātibus
accusative novitātem novitātēs
ablative novitāte novitātibus
vocative novitās novitātēs

Descendants[edit]

References[edit]

  • novitas in Charlton T. Lewis and Charles Short (1879) A Latin Dictionary, Oxford: Clarendon Press
  • novitas in Charlton T. Lewis (1891) An Elementary Latin Dictionary, New York: Harper & Brothers
  • du Cange, Charles (1883), “novitas”, in G. A. Louis Henschel, Pierre Carpentier, Léopold Favre, editors, Glossarium Mediæ et Infimæ Latinitatis (in Latin), Niort: L. Favre
  • novitas” in Félix Gaffiot’s Dictionnaire Illustré Latin-Français, Hachette (1934)
  • novitas in Harry Thurston Peck, editor (1898) Harper's Dictionary of Classical Antiquities, New York: Harper & Brothers