quantitas

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Latin[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From quantus (how much) + -tās (-ity). Coined by Cicero as a calque of Ancient Greek ποσότης (posótēs); compare quālitās.

Noun[edit]

quantitās f (genitive quantitātis); third declension

  1. greatness, extent, quantity, magnitude, size
  2. sum, amount

Declension[edit]

Third-declension noun.

Case Singular Plural
Nominative quantitās quantitātēs
Genitive quantitātis quantitātum
Dative quantitātī quantitātibus
Accusative quantitātem quantitātēs
Ablative quantitāte quantitātibus
Vocative quantitās quantitātēs

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