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civitas

EnglishEdit

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EtymologyEdit

From Latin cīvitās.

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /ˈsɪːvɪːtɒs/

NounEdit

civitas (plural civitates)

  1. A body of people constituting an organized community; city-state

LatinEdit

EtymologyEdit

From cīvis (citizen) +‎ -itās.

PronunciationEdit

(Classical) IPA(key): /ˈki.wi.tas/, [ˈkɪ.wɪ.tas]

NounEdit

cīvitās f (genitive cīvitātis); third declension

  1. citizenship
  2. the state

InflectionEdit

Third declension.

Number Singular Plural
nominative cīvitās cīvitātēs
genitive cīvitātis cīvitātum
dative cīvitātī cīvitātibus
accusative cīvitātem cīvitātēs
ablative cīvitāte cīvitātibus
vocative cīvitās cīvitātēs

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ReferencesEdit

  • civitas in Charlton T. Lewis & Charles Short, A Latin Dictionary, Oxford: Clarendon Press, 1879