See also: letům and létům

LatinEdit

Alternative formsEdit

EtymologyEdit

Proposed derivations include:

Compare also Latin dēleō and linō.

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

lētum n (genitive lētī); second declension

  1. violent death, annihilation, killing
    Synonyms: nex, homicīdium, occīsiō, excidium, iugulum, occīdiō
  2. ruin
    Synonyms: dēstrūctiō, excidium, ruīna, dēmōlītiō, vāstātiō, pestis, devāstātiō, perniciēs, perditiō, exitium

DeclensionEdit

Second-declension noun (neuter).

Case Singular Plural
Nominative lētum lēta
Genitive lētī lētōrum
Dative lētō lētīs
Accusative lētum lēta
Ablative lētō lētīs
Vocative lētum lēta

Derived termsEdit

ReferencesEdit

  • letum”, in Charlton T. Lewis and Charles Short (1879) A Latin Dictionary, Oxford: Clarendon Press
  • letum”, in Charlton T. Lewis (1891) An Elementary Latin Dictionary, New York: Harper & Brothers
  • letum 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)
  • letum in Gaffiot, Félix (1934) Dictionnaire illustré latin-français, Hachette