obses

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Latin[edit]

Alternative forms[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From ob ‎(in front of) + sedeō ‎(sit)

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

obses c ‎(genitive obsidis); third declension

  1. a hostage
  2. (figuratively) a security, pledge

Inflection[edit]

Third declension.

Number Singular Plural
nominative obses obsidēs
genitive obsidis obsidum
dative obsidī obsidibus
accusative obsidem obsidēs
ablative obside obsidibus
vocative obses obsidēs

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