pensum

DanishEdit

EtymologyEdit

Borrowed from Latin pensum.

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /pɛnsɔm/, [ˈpʰɛnsɔm]

NounEdit

pensum n (singular definite pensummet, plural indefinite pensa)

  1. syllabus, curriculum
  2. task, assignment
  3. examination requirements

InflectionEdit


FrenchEdit

EtymologyEdit

Borrowed from Latin pensum.

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

pensum m (plural pensums)

  1. (archaic) punishment (at school); lines (UK)
  2. chore

LatinEdit

EtymologyEdit

Neuter of past participle of pendere

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

pēnsum n (genitive pēnsī); second declension

  1. weight (of wool to be handed over as part of daily work)
  2. task

InflectionEdit

Second declension neuter.

Number Singular Plural
nominative pēnsum pēnsa
genitive pēnsī pēnsōrum
dative pēnsō pēnsīs
accusative pēnsum pēnsa
ablative pēnsō pēnsīs
vocative pēnsum pēnsa

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DescendantsEdit


NorwegianEdit

EtymologyEdit

Borrowed from Latin pensum.

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /pɛnsɔm/, [ˈpʰɛnsɔm]

NounEdit

pensum n (singular definite pensummet, plural indefinite pensa)

  1. syllabus, curriculum
  2. task, assignment
  3. examination requirements

InflectionEdit

Last modified on 17 April 2014, at 12:51