debitum

LatinEdit

EtymologyEdit

From dēbeō, dēhibeō (owe, have obligation)

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

dēbitum n (genitive dēbitī); second declension

  1. A debt; something that is owed to another person or entity.
  2. An obligation.
  3. A rent, rental payment

DeclensionEdit

Second-declension noun (neuter).

Case Singular Plural
Nominative dēbitum dēbita
Genitive dēbitī dēbitōrum
Dative dēbitō dēbitīs
Accusative dēbitum dēbita
Ablative dēbitō dēbitīs
Vocative dēbitum dēbita

Related termsEdit

DescendantsEdit

  • Catalan: deute
  • Dalmatian: debeta
  • Old French: dete
  • Galician: débito
  • Italian: debito
  • Middle French: debet
  • Occitan: deuta, deute

ParticipleEdit

dēbitum

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

ReferencesEdit

  • debitum in Charlton T. Lewis and Charles Short (1879) A Latin Dictionary, Oxford: Clarendon Press
  • debitum in Charlton T. Lewis (1891) An Elementary Latin Dictionary, New York: Harper & Brothers
  • debitum in Charles du Fresne du Cange’s Glossarium Mediæ et Infimæ Latinitatis (augmented edition with additions by D. P. Carpenterius, Adelungius and others, edited by Léopold Favre, 1883–1887)
  • debitum in Gaffiot, Félix (1934) Dictionnaire illustré Latin-Français, Hachette
  • Carl Meißner; Henry William Auden (1894) Latin Phrase-Book[1], London: Macmillan and Co.
    • (ambiguous) to die a natural death: debitum naturae reddere (Nep. Reg. 1)