See also: tum, túm, tüm, and -tum-

GermanEdit

Alternative formsEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Middle High German -tuom, from Old High German -tuom, from Proto-Germanic *-dōmaz (-dom), from Proto-Indo-European *dʰóh₁mos (thing put). Cognate with English -dom, Dutch -dom, Swedish -dom.[1]

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /tuːm/, [tʰuːm]
  • (file)

SuffixEdit

-tum n or m (genitive -tums or -tumes, plural -tümer)

  1. A suffix used to derive abstract nouns: -dom.

DeclensionEdit

See alsoEdit


ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ Kluge, Friedrich (1989) , “-tum”, in Elmar Seebold, editor, Etymologisches Wörterbuch der deutschen Sprache [Etymological dictionary of the German language] (in German), 22nd edition, →ISBN

LatinEdit

Etymology 1Edit

From -tus (forming adjectives).

SuffixEdit

-tum

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

Etymology 2Edit

From -tus (forming nouns of action).

SuffixEdit

-tum

  1. accusative singular of -tus