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Latin numbers (edit)
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8  → 
    Cardinal: septem
    Ordinal: septimus
    Adverbial: septiēs, septiēns
    Multiplier: septimplus, septemplus, septimplex, septemplex, septuplus, septuplex
    Distributive: septēnī
    Fractional: septāns

Alternative forms[edit]


From septem (seven) + -us (suffix affixed to a linguistic root to form an adjective).

Cognates include Old Church Slavonic седмъ (sedmŭ) (< *sebdmъ < *septmъ)



septimus (feminine septima, neuter septimum); first/second-declension numeral

  1. seventh


First/second-declension adjective.

Number Singular Plural
Case / Gender Masculine Feminine Neuter Masculine Feminine Neuter
Nominative septimus septima septimum septimī septimae septima
Genitive septimī septimae septimī septimōrum septimārum septimōrum
Dative septimō septimō septimīs
Accusative septimum septimam septimum septimōs septimās septima
Ablative septimō septimā septimō septimīs
Vocative septime septima septimum septimī septimae septima

Derived terms[edit]



  • septimus”, in Charlton T. Lewis and Charles Short (1879) A Latin Dictionary, Oxford: Clarendon Press
  • septimus”, in Charlton T. Lewis (1891) An Elementary Latin Dictionary, New York: Harper & Brothers
  • septimus in Charles du Fresne du Cange’s Glossarium Mediæ et Infimæ Latinitatis (augmented edition with additions by D. P. Carpenterius, Adelungius and others, edited by Léopold Favre, 1883–1887)
  • septimus in Gaffiot, Félix (1934) Dictionnaire illustré latin-français, Hachette
  • Carl Meißner; Henry William Auden (1894) Latin Phrase-Book[1], London: Macmillan and Co.
    • consul for the sixth, seventh time: sextum (Pis. 9. 20), septimum consul