servitium

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Latin[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From servus, -itia and -ium.

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

servitium n (genitive servitiī or servitī); second declension

  1. slavery, servitude
  2. slaves (collectively)
  3. service
    • et idem Comes de rege per servitium militare
      • And the same Count of the king for military service

Declension[edit]

Second-declension noun (neuter).

Case Singular Plural
Nominative servitium servitia
Genitive servitiī
servitī1
servitiōrum
Dative servitiō servitiīs
Accusative servitium servitia
Ablative servitiō servitiīs
Vocative servitium servitia

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

Descendants[edit]

References[edit]

  • servitium in Charlton T. Lewis and Charles Short (1879) A Latin Dictionary, Oxford: Clarendon Press
  • servitium in Charlton T. Lewis (1891) An Elementary Latin Dictionary, New York: Harper & Brothers
  • servitium 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)
  • servitium in Gaffiot, Félix (1934) Dictionnaire illustré Latin-Français, Hachette
  • servitium in William Smith, editor (1854, 1857) A Dictionary of Greek and Roman Geography, volume 1 & 2, London: Walton and Maberly