patrimonium

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Latin[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From pater (father) +‎ -mōnium (obligation). Compare with mātrimōnium.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • (Classical) IPA(key): /pa.triˈmoː.ni.um/, [pa.t̪rɪˈmoː.n̪i.ʊ̃ˑ]
  • (file)

Noun[edit]

patrimōnium n (genitive patrimōniī or patrimōnī); second declension

  1. the estate or assets that are passed from father to son, patrimony

Declension[edit]

Second-declension noun (neuter).

Case Singular Plural
Nominative patrimōnium patrimōnia
Genitive patrimōniī
patrimōnī1
patrimōniōrum
Dative patrimōniō patrimōniīs
Accusative patrimōnium patrimōnia
Ablative patrimōniō patrimōniīs
Vocative patrimōnium patrimōnia

1Found in older Latin (until the Augustan Age).

Coordinate terms[edit]

  • fiscus (the assets bound to the function of the emperor)
  • aerārium (the state treasury)

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