testament

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English[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

From Middle English, from Old French, from Latin testamentum ‎(the publication of a will, a will, testament, in Late Latin one of the divisions of the Bible), from testor ‎(I am a witness, testify, attest, make a will), from testis ‎(one who attests, a witness).

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  • IPA(key): /ˈtɛst.ə.mənt/

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testament ‎(plural testaments)

  1. (law) A solemn, authentic instrument in writing, by which a person declares his or her will as to disposal of his or her inheritance (estate and effects) after his or her death, benefiting specified heir(s).
  2. One of the two parts to the scriptures of the Christian religion: the New Testament, considered by Christians to be a continuation of the Hebrew scriptures, and the Hebrew scriptures themselves, which they refer to as the Old Testament.
  3. A tangible proof or tribute.
  4. A credo, expression of conviction
    The prime minister's speech was a glowing testament to the cabinet's undying commitment to the royal cause

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Dutch[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

From Middle English, from Old French, from Latin testamentum ‎(the publication of a will, a will, testament, in Late Latin one of the divisions of the Bible), from testor ‎(I am a witness, testify, attest, make a will), from testis ‎(one who attests, a witness).

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /tɛstaˈmɛnt/
  • (file)
  • Hyphenation: tes‧ta‧ment

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testament n ‎(plural testamenten, diminutive testamentje n)

  1. testament, last will

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testament m ‎(plural testaments)

  1. Testament, last will

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Norwegian Bokmål[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

From Latin testamentum, via Old Norse testament

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testament n ‎(definite singular testamentet, indefinite plural testament or testamenter, definite plural testamenta or testamentene)

  1. a will (and/or) testament

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Norwegian Nynorsk[edit]

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From Latin testamentum, via Old Norse testament

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testament n ‎(definite singular testamentet, indefinite plural testament, definite plural testamenta)

  1. a will (and/or) testament

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testament m ‎(oblique plural testamenz or testamentz, nominative singular testamenz or testamentz, nominative plural testament)

  1. testimony; statement

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Polish[edit]

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testament m

  1. A (last) will (legal document)

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Serbo-Croatian[edit]

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testàment m (Cyrillic spelling теста̀мент)

  1. the (last) will (legal document)

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