vocabulum

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Latin[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From voc(ā) ‎(to name, call, summon) +‎ -bulum.

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

vocābulum n ‎(genitive vocābulī); second declension

  1. designation, name, expression

Inflection[edit]

Second declension.

Case Singular Plural
nominative vocābulum vocābula
genitive vocābulī vocābulōrum
dative vocābulō vocābulīs
accusative vocābulum vocābula
ablative vocābulō vocābulīs
vocative vocābulum vocābula

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Descendants[edit]

References[edit]

  • vocabulum” in Charlton T. Lewis & Charles Short, A Latin Dictionary, Oxford: Clarendon Press, 1879.
  • vocabulum” in Félix Gaffiot (1934), Dictionnaire Illustré Latin-Français, Paris: Hachette.
  • Meissner, Carl; Auden, Henry William (1894) Latin Phrase-Book[1], London: Macmillan and Co.
    • we have no expression for that: huic rei deest apud nos vocabulum
    • to form, derive a word from... (used of the man who first creates the word): vocabulum, verbum, nomen ducere ab, ex...
    • the fundamental meaning of a word: vis et notio verbi, vocabuli
    • synonyms: vocabula idem fere declarantia
    • the word has a more extended signification: vocabulum latius patet
    • the word has a narrow meaning: vocabulum angustius valet
    • this word is neuter: hoc vocabulum generis neutri (not neutrius) est)
    • the proper term; a word used strictly: vocabulum proprium