votum

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Latin[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

From voveō ‎(vow).

Noun[edit]

vōtum n ‎(genitive vōtī); second declension

  1. promise, dedication, vow
  2. determination, will, desire
  3. prayer
Inflection[edit]

Second declension.

Case Singular Plural
nominative vōtum vōta
genitive vōtī vōtōrum
dative vōtō vōtīs
accusative vōtum vōta
ablative vōtō vōtīs
vocative vōtum vōta
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Descendants[edit]

Etymology 2[edit]

Adjective[edit]

vōtum

  1. nominative neuter singular of vōtus
  2. accusative masculine singular of vōtus
  3. accusative neuter singular of vōtus
  4. vocative neuter singular of vōtus

References[edit]

  • votum” in Charlton T. Lewis & Charles Short, A Latin Dictionary, Oxford: Clarendon Press, 1879.
  • votum” in Félix Gaffiot (1934), Dictionnaire Illustré Latin-Français, Paris: Hachette.
  • Meissner, Carl; Auden, Henry William (1894) Latin Phrase-Book[1], London: Macmillan and Co.
    • (ambiguous) to wish any one a prosperous journey: aliquem proficiscentem votis ominibusque prosequi (vid. sect. VI. 11, note Prosequi...)
    • (ambiguous) to make a vow: vota facere, nuncupare, suscipere, concipere
    • (ambiguous) to accomplish, pay a vow: vota solvere, persolvere, reddere
    • (ambiguous) to have to pay a vow; to obtain one's wish: voti damnari, compotem fieri
  • vow in The Century Dictionary, The Century Co., New York, 1911