spatium

Definition from Wiktionary, the free dictionary
Jump to navigation Jump to search

Latin[edit]

Wikipedia-logo.png
 spatium on Latin Wikipedia

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Indo-European *speh₁- (to stretch, to pull). Some make this cognate with Latin pēnūria, Ancient Greek σπάω (spáō), πένομαι (pénomai), πένης (pénēs), πόνος (pónos), πεῖνα (peîna), σπάνις (spánis), English span.

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

spatium n (genitive spatiī); second declension

  1. Space, room, extent
  2. Distance between points
  3. A square, walk, or promenade
  4. Racetrack, lap or a race, or racecourse
  5. Period or interval of time
  6. Quantity of length
  7. Time or leisure, as with opportunity

Inflection[edit]

Second declension.

Case Singular Plural
nominative spatium spatia
genitive spatiī
spatī1
spatiōrum
dative spatiō spatiīs
accusative spatium spatia
ablative spatiō spatiīs
vocative spatium spatia

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

Derived terms[edit]

Descendants[edit]

References[edit]