See also: dátum and Datum

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EnglishEdit

EtymologyEdit

Borrowing 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, or a coordinate system.
    • 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

PronunciationEdit

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datum n

  1. date (point in time)

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External linksEdit

  • datum in Příruční slovník jazyka českého, 1935–1957
  • datum in Slovník spisovného jazyka českého, 1960–1971, 1989

DutchEdit

PronunciationEdit

EtymologyEdit

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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 .

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NounEdit

datum n ‎(genitive datī); second declension

  1. gift, present
    • c. 254 BCE – 184 BCE, Plautus, Asinaria 56
      Quia non suppetunt dictis data.
      Because his gifts do not match his words.

InflectionEdit

Second declension.

Case 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

ReferencesEdit

  • DATUM in Charles du Fresne du Cange’s Glossarium Mediæ et Infimæ Latinitatis (augmented edition, 1883–1887)
  • datum in The Perseus Project (1999) Perseus Encyclopedia[1]
  • datum in Harry Thurston Peck, editor (1898) Harper's Dictionary of Classical Antiquities, New York: Harper & Brothers
  • datum in William Smith., editor (1854, 1857) A Dictionary of Greek and Roman Geography, volume 1 & 2, London: Walton and Maberly

Serbo-CroatianEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Latin datum.

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /dǎːtum/
  • Hyphenation: da‧tum

NounEdit

dátum m ‎(Cyrillic spelling да́тум)

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

DeclensionEdit

ReferencesEdit

  • datum” in Hrvatski jezični portal

SloveneEdit

 
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PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

dátum m inan ‎(genitive dátuma, nominative plural dátumi)

  1. date (point of time)

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SwedishEdit

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

datum n

  1. date; (day, month and year)

DeclensionEdit

Inflection of datum 
Singular Plural
Indefinite Definite Indefinite Definite
Nominative datum datumet datum datumen
Genitive datums datumets datums datumens

Usage notesEdit

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

See alsoEdit