peccatum

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Latin[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From peccō (offend, sin).

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

peccātum n (genitive peccātī); second declension

  1. sin, error, fault
    • 405, Jerome and others, Vulgate, Ioannes 8:34
      omnis qvi facit peccatvm servvs est peccati
      Everyone who does sin is a slave of sin

Inflection[edit]

Second declension.

Case Singular Plural
nominative peccātum peccāta
genitive peccātī peccātōrum
dative peccātō peccātīs
accusative peccātum peccāta
ablative peccātō peccātīs
vocative peccātum peccāta

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References[edit]

  • peccatum in Charlton T. Lewis and Charles Short (1879) A Latin Dictionary, Oxford: Clarendon Press
  • peccatum in Charlton T. Lewis (1891) An Elementary Latin Dictionary, New York: Harper & Brothers
  • du Cange, Charles (1883), “peccatum”, in G. A. Louis Henschel, Pierre Carpentier, Léopold Favre, editors, Glossarium Mediæ et Infimæ Latinitatis (in Latin), Niort: L. Favre
  • peccatum” in Félix Gaffiot’s Dictionnaire Illustré Latin-Français, Hachette (1934)
  • Carl Meissner; Henry William Auden (1894) Latin Phrase-Book[1], London: Macmillan and Co.
    • (ambiguous) a guilty conscience: conscientia mala or peccatorum, culpae, sceleris, delicti