responsum

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Latin[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From respondeō.

Noun[edit]

respōnsum n (genitive respōnsī); second declension

  1. answer, response

Inflection[edit]

Second declension.

Case Singular Plural
nominative respōnsum respōnsa
genitive respōnsī respōnsōrum
dative respōnsō respōnsīs
accusative respōnsum respōnsa
ablative respōnsō respōnsīs
vocative respōnsum respōnsa

Descendants[edit]

Verb[edit]

respōnsum

  1. supine of respondeō

Participle[edit]

respōnsum

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

References[edit]

  • responsum in Charlton T. Lewis and Charles Short (1879) A Latin Dictionary, Oxford: Clarendon Press
  • responsum in Charlton T. Lewis (1891) An Elementary Latin Dictionary, New York: Harper & Brothers
  • du Cange, Charles (1883), “responsum”, in G. A. Louis Henschel, Pierre Carpentier, Léopold Favre, editors, Glossarium Mediæ et Infimæ Latinitatis (in Latin), Niort: L. Favre
  • responsum” 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 extract an answer from some one: responsum ab aliquo ferre, auferre
    • (ambiguous) to give an oracular response: responsum dare (vid. sect. VIII. 5, note Note to answer...), respondere