quinquennium

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Borrowed from Latin quīnquennium.

Noun[edit]

quinquennium (plural quinquenniums or quinquennia)

  1. A period of five years.
    During the quinquennium from 1991 to 1995, infant mortality increased.

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Latin[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From quinquennis.

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

quīnquennium n (genitive quīnquenniī or quīnquennī); second declension

  1. A period of five years.
  2. a five-year term

Declension[edit]

Second-declension noun (neuter).

Case Singular Plural
Nominative quīnquennium quīnquennia
Genitive quīnquenniī
quīnquennī1
quīnquenniōrum
Dative quīnquenniō quīnquenniīs
Accusative quīnquennium quīnquennia
Ablative quīnquenniō quīnquenniīs
Vocative quīnquennium quīnquennia

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

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References[edit]

  • quinquennium in Charlton T. Lewis and Charles Short (1879) A Latin Dictionary, Oxford: Clarendon Press
  • quinquennium in Charlton T. Lewis (1891) An Elementary Latin Dictionary, New York: Harper & Brothers
  • quinquennium in Gaffiot, Félix (1934) Dictionnaire illustré Latin-Français, Hachette