datum

See also: dátum

EnglishEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Latin datum.

PronunciationEdit

  • (UK) IPA(key): /ˈdeɪtʌm/, /ˈdɑːtʌm/

NounEdit

datum (plural data or datums)

  1. (plural: data) A measurement of something on a scale understood by both the recorder (a person or device) and the reader (another person or device). The scale is arbitrarily defined, such as from 1 to 10 by ones, 1 to 100 by 0.1, or simply true or false, on or off, yes, no, or maybe, etc.
  2. (plural: data) (philosophy) A fact known from direct observation.
  3. (plural: data) (philosophy) A premise from which conclusions are drawn.
  4. (plural: datums) (cartography, engineering) A fixed reference point.
    • 2007, Roger F Tomlinson, Thinking about GIS: geographic information system planning for managers
      Datums are another important map aspect related to projection. A datum provides a base reference for measuring locations on Earth's surface.

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CzechEdit

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NounEdit

datum n

  1. date (point in time)

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DutchEdit

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

datum m (plural datums or data, diminutive datumpje n)

  1. date (point in time)

Usage notesEdit

Datum is one of the few Dutch words ending on -um that does not have a neutral gender.

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NounEdit

datum n (plural data, diminutive datumpje n)

  1. datum (piece of information)

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LatinEdit

EtymologyEdit

Neuter past participle of dare.

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NounEdit

datum n (genitive datī); second declension

  1. gift, present

InflectionEdit

Second declension neuter.

Number Singular Plural
nominative datum data
genitive datī datōrum
dative datō datīs
accusative datum data
ablative datō datīs
vocative datum data

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VerbEdit

datum

  1. supine of

ParticipleEdit

datum

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

Serbo-CroatianEdit

NounEdit

dátum m (Cyrillic spelling да́тум)

  1. date (as in day, month, and year)

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SloveneEdit

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PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /ˈdàːtum/, /ˈdáːtum/
  • Tonal: dátum, dȃtum

NounEdit

dátum m inan (genitive dátuma, nominative plural dátumi)

  1. date (point of time)

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SwedishEdit

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datum n

  1. date; (day, month and year)

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Usage notesEdit

  • The now very uncommon (or obsolete) declension datot-data was used in 1958.

See alsoEdit

  • datumlinjen
  • datera
  • bäst-före-datum
Last modified on 17 April 2014, at 11:38