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, predio
  • Spanish: predio

References[edit]

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