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EtymologyEdit

From Ancient Greek ἑβδομάς (hebdomás, seven (noun), a week, a period of seven years) (genitive ἑβδομάδος (hebdomádos)), from ἕβδομος (hébdomos).

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NounEdit

hebdomas f (genitive hebdomadis); third declension

  1. the number seven
  2. seven days; a week
  3. the seventh day

Usage notesEdit

  • The usual word for "seven" as a numeral in Latin is septem.
  • The word septimāna replaced hebdomas as the word for "week" in Later Latin.

DeclensionEdit

Third-declension noun.

Case Singular Plural
Nominative hebdomas hebdomadēs
Genitive hebdomadis hebdomadum
Dative hebdomadī hebdomadibus
Accusative hebdomadem hebdomadēs
Ablative hebdomade hebdomadibus
Vocative hebdomas hebdomadēs

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