medietas

LatinEdit

EtymologyEdit

Predominantly Late Latin. From medius +‎ -tās.

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

medietās f (genitive medietātis); third declension

  1. the center, middle part of something, midpoint
  2. (transferred sense) half

DeclensionEdit

Third-declension noun.

Case Singular Plural
Nominative medietās medietātēs
Genitive medietātis medietātum
Dative medietātī medietātibus
Accusative medietātem medietātēs
Ablative medietāte medietātibus
Vocative medietās medietātēs

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ReferencesEdit

  • mĕdĭĕtas”, in Charlton T. Lewis and Charles Short (1879) A Latin Dictionary, Oxford: Clarendon Press
  • medietas”, in Charlton T. Lewis (1891) An Elementary Latin Dictionary, New York: Harper & Brothers
  • medietas 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)
  • mĕdĭĕtās in Gaffiot, Félix (1934) Dictionnaire illustré latin-français, Hachette, page 958/1
  • medietās” on page 1,089 of the Oxford Latin Dictionary (1st ed., 1968–82)
  • Niermeyer, Jan Frederik (1976), “medietas”, in Mediae Latinitatis Lexicon Minus, Leiden, Boston: E. J. Brill, pages 666–7