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Latin ordinal numbers
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    Cardinal : septem
    Ordinal : septimus
    Adverbial : septiēs
    Distributive : septēnī

Alternative forms[edit]


From septem (seven).

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



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

  1. (ordinal) seventh


First/second declension.

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
  • du Cange, Charles (1883), “septimus”, in G. A. Louis Henschel, Pierre Carpentier, Léopold Favre, editors, Glossarium Mediæ et Infimæ Latinitatis (in Latin), Niort: L. Favre
  • septimus in Gaffiot, Félix (1934) Dictionnaire Illustré Latin-Français [Illustrated Latin-French Dictionary], 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