theatrum

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Latin[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Ancient Greek θέατρον (théatron, a place for viewing), from θεάομαι (theáomai, to see, to watch, to observe).

Pronunciation[edit]

  • (Classical) IPA(key): /tʰeˈaː.trum/, [t̪ʰeˈaː.t̪rʊ̃ˑ]
  • (Ecclesiastical) IPA(key): /teˈa.trum/, [t̪ɛˈaː.t̪rum]
  • (file)

Noun[edit]

theātrum n (genitive theātrī); second declension

  1. A theatre or theater, playhouse; stage.

Declension[edit]

Second-declension noun (neuter).

Case Singular Plural
Nominative theātrum theātra
Genitive theātrī theātrōrum
Dative theātrō theātrīs
Accusative theātrum theātra
Ablative theātrō theātrīs
Vocative theātrum theātra

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Descendants[edit]

  • Asturian: teatru
  • Catalan: teatre
  • Corsican: teatru
  • English: theatre; theater
  • French: théâtre
  • Galician: teatro

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