Latin edit

Etymology edit

From dēbeō, dēhibeō (owe, have obligation).

Pronunciation edit

Noun edit

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

Declension edit

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 terms edit

Descendants edit

Participle edit

dēbitum

  1. inflection of dēbitus:
    1. nominative/accusative/vocative neuter singular
    2. accusative masculine singular

References edit

  • 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)