praemium

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Latin[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From prae ‎(before) + emo ‎(acquire, obtain)

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ˈprai.mi.um/, [ˈprai.mi.ũ]

Noun[edit]

praemium n ‎(genitive praemiī); second declension

  1. prize, reward
    • Spinoza, Ethica Liber V
      Beatitudo non est virtutis praemium, sed ipsa virtus.
      Happiness is not a reward of virtue, but is a virtue itself.
  2. bribe, bribery

Inflection[edit]

Second declension.

Case Singular Plural
nominative praemium praemia
genitive praemiī praemiōrum
dative praemiō praemiīs
accusative praemium praemia
ablative praemiō praemiīs
vocative praemium praemia

Descendants[edit]