novitas

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Latin[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Synchronically from novus (new; recent; unusual) +‎ -tās. Perhaps as old as 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

Declension[edit]

Third-declension noun.

Case Singular Plural
Nominative novitās novitātēs
Genitive novitātis novitātum
Dative novitātī novitātibus
Accusative novitātem novitātēs
Ablative novitāte novitātibus
Vocative novitās novitātēs

Descendants[edit]

  • Aromanian: nãutati
  • Catalan: novetat
  • English: novity
  • Friulian: gnovitât
  • Galician: novidade

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