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sacramentum

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EtymologyEdit

From sacrō (consecrate, dedicate, devote), from sacer (sacred, holy).

NounEdit

sacrāmentum n (genitive sacrāmentī); second declension

  1. A sum of money deposited in pledge by two individuals involved in a suit. The money of the loser in the suit was applied to religious purposes.
  2. (military) An oath of allegiance.
  3. (Ecclesiastical Latin) Sacrament.
  4. (Ecclesiastical Latin) A mystery, secret.

InflectionEdit

Second declension neuter.

Number Singular Plural
nominative sacrāmentum sacrāmenta
genitive sacrāmentī sacrāmentōrum
dative sacrāmentō sacrāmentīs
accusative sacrāmentum sacrāmenta
ablative sacrāmentō sacrāmentīs
vocative sacrāmentum sacrāmenta

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