pueritia

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Etymology[edit]

From puer (male child, boy).

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

pueritia f (genitive pueritiae); first declension

  1. Boyhood, childhood, youth.
  2. (figuratively) Innocence; childishness, callowness.

Inflection[edit]

First declension.

Case Singular Plural
nominative pueritia pueritiae
genitive pueritiae pueritiārum
dative pueritiae pueritiīs
accusative pueritiam pueritiās
ablative pueritiā pueritiīs
vocative pueritia pueritiae

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References[edit]

  • pueritia in Charlton T. Lewis and Charles Short (1879) A Latin Dictionary, Oxford: Clarendon Press
  • pueritia in Charlton T. Lewis (1891) An Elementary Latin Dictionary, New York: Harper & Brothers
  • du Cange, Charles (1883), “pueritia”, in G. A. Louis Henschel, Pierre Carpentier, Léopold Favre, editors, Glossarium Mediæ et Infimæ Latinitatis (in Latin), Niort: L. Favre
  • pueritia” in Félix Gaffiot’s Dictionnaire Illustré Latin-Français, Hachette (1934)
  • pueritia in Ramminger, Johann (accessed 16 July 2016) Neulateinische Wortliste: Ein Wörterbuch des Lateinischen von Petrarca bis 1700[1], pre-publication website, 2005-2016