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From Proto-Indo-European *paw- ‎(strike). Cognate with Latin pudeō, (poss.) tripudium, paviō, paveō.


repudium n ‎(genitive repudiī); second declension

  1. repudiation
  2. rejection
  3. divorce


Second declension.

Case Singular Plural
nominative repudium repudia
genitive repudiī repudiōrum
dative repudiō repudiīs
accusative repudium repudia
ablative repudiō repudiīs
vocative repudium repudia


  • repudium in Charlton T. Lewis & Charles Short (1879) A Latin Dictionary, Oxford: Clarendon Press
  • repudium in Charlton T. Lewis (1891) An Elementary Latin Dictionary, New York: Harper & Brothers
  • REPUDIUM in Charles du Fresne du Cange’s Glossarium Mediæ et Infimæ Latinitatis (augmented edition, 1883–1887)
  • repudium in Félix Gaffiot (1934), Dictionnaire Illustré Latin-Français, Paris: Hachette.
  • Meissner, Carl; Auden, Henry William (1894) Latin Phrase-Book[1], London: Macmillan and Co.
    • to separate, be divorced (used of man or woman): repudium dicere or scribere alicui
    • to separate (of the woman): repudium remittere viro (Dig. 24. 3)
  • repudium in Harry Thurston Peck, editor (1898) Harper's Dictionary of Classical Antiquities, New York: Harper & Brothers
  • repudium in William Smith et al., editor (1890) A Dictionary of Greek and Roman Antiquities, London: William Wayte. G. E. Marindin