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praemium

LatinEdit

EtymologyEdit

From prae (before) + emo (acquire, obtain)

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /ˈprai.mi.um/, [ˈprai.mi.ũ]

NounEdit

praemium n (genitive praemiī); second declension

  1. prize, reward
    • Spinoza, Ethica Liber V
      Beatitudo non est virtutis praemium, sed ipsa virtus.
      Happiness is not a reward of virtue, but is a virtue itself.
  2. bribe, bribery

InflectionEdit

Second declension neuter.

Number Singular Plural
nominative praemium praemia
genitive praemiī praemiōrum
dative praemiō praemiīs
accusative praemium praemia
ablative praemiō praemiīs
vocative praemium praemia

DescendantsEdit