praedium

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Latin[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Perhaps from praes (surety, bondsman) +‎ -ium. Others refer it to praehendō.

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

praedium n (genitive praediī or praedī); second declension

  1. farm
  2. estate
  3. manor

Declension[edit]

Second-declension noun (neuter).

Case Singular Plural
Nominative praedium praedia
Genitive praediī
praedī1
praediōrum
Dative praediō praediīs
Accusative praedium praedia
Ablative praediō praediīs
Vocative praedium praedia

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

Derived terms[edit]

Descendants[edit]

  • Catalan: predi
  • Galician: predio
  • Italian: predio
  • Portuguese: prédio
  • Spanish: predio

References[edit]

  • praedium in Charlton T. Lewis and Charles Short, A Latin Dictionary, Oxford: Clarendon Press, 1879
  • praedium in Charlton T. Lewis, An Elementary Latin Dictionary, New York: Harper & Brothers, 1891
  • praedium in Charles du Fresne du Cange’s Glossarium Mediæ et Infimæ Latinitatis (augmented edition, 1883–1887)
  • praedium in Gaffiot, Félix, Dictionnaire illustré Latin-Français, Hachette, 1934
  • praedium in Harry Thurston Peck, editor, Harper's Dictionary of Classical Antiquities, New York: Harper & Brothers, 1898
  • praedium in William Smith et al., editor, A Dictionary of Greek and Roman Antiquities, London: William Wayte. G. E. Marindin, 1890