pretium

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Latin[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Indo-European *preti- ‎(back) (in the sense of recompense).

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pretium n ‎(genitive pretiī or pretī); second declension

  1. worth, price, value, cost
  2. pay, hire, wage, reward
  3. ransom
  4. bribe
  5. punishment

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Second declension.

Case Singular Plural
nominative pretium pretia
genitive pretiī
pretī1
pretiōrum
dative pretiō pretiīs
accusative pretium pretia
ablative pretiō pretiīs
vocative pretium pretia

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

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