publicum

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Latin[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

Substantive of pūblicus (of or pertaining to the people, state or community).

Noun[edit]

pūblicum n (genitive pūblicī); second declension

  1. state property
  2. the treasury; state depot
  3. state revenue
  4. publicity
  5. public road
  6. the public (people in general; an audience)
  7. commonwealth, the republic
Inflection[edit]

Second declension.

Case Singular Plural
nominative pūblicum pūblica
genitive pūblicī pūblicōrum
dative pūblicō pūblicīs
accusative pūblicum pūblica
ablative pūblicō pūblicīs
vocative pūblicum pūblica
Related terms[edit]

Etymology 2[edit]

Inflected form of pūblicus (of or pertaining to the people, state or community).

Adjective[edit]

pūblicum

  1. nominative neuter singular of pūblicus
  2. accusative masculine singular of pūblicus
  3. accusative neuter singular of pūblicus
  4. vocative neuter singular of pūblicus

References[edit]

  • du Cange, Charles (1883), “publicum”, in G. A. Louis Henschel, Pierre Carpentier, Léopold Favre, editors, Glossarium Mediæ et Infimæ Latinitatis (in Latin), Niort: L. Favre
  • publicum” 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) to be cast out unburied: proiici inhumatum (in publicum)
    • (ambiguous) to show oneself in the streets, in public: in publicum prodire (Verr. 2. 1. 31)
    • (ambiguous) to bring a law before the notice of the people: legem proponere in publicum
    • (ambiguous) the council of the nation; the senate: publicum consilium (Phil. 7.7. 19)
  • H. H. Mallinckrodt, Latijn Nederlands woordenboek (Aula n° 24), Utrecht-Antwerpen, Spectrum, 1959 [Latin - Dutch dictionary in Dutch]