ministerium

See also: Ministerium

EnglishEdit

PronunciationEdit

  • (UK) IPA(key): /ˌmɪnɪˈstɪəɹi.əm/
  • (US) enPR: mĭn'ə-stîrʹē-əm, IPA(key): /ˌmɪnəˈstɪəriəm/

NounEdit

ministerium (plural ministeriums or ministeria)

  1. An association of ministers from various religious groups who come together to work for a specific purpose, such as meeting the socioeconomic needs of a community.

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LatinEdit

EtymologyEdit

From minister +‎ -ium. Compare magisterium.

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

ministerium n (genitive ministeriī or ministerī); second declension

  1. ministry (office of a minister)
  2. employment, ministration
  3. service (attendance of or action by an inferior person such as a slave)
  4. (by extension) a suite of attendants
  5. (post-Classical) table-service

SynonymsEdit

  1. munus

DeclensionEdit

Second-declension noun (neuter).

Case Singular Plural
Nominative ministerium ministeria
Genitive ministeriī
ministerī1
ministeriōrum
Dative ministeriō ministeriīs
Accusative ministerium ministeria
Ablative ministeriō ministeriīs
Vocative ministerium ministeria

1Found in older Latin (until the Augustan Age).

DescendantsEdit

ReferencesEdit

  • ministerium in Charlton T. Lewis and Charles Short (1879) A Latin Dictionary, Oxford: Clarendon Press
  • ministerium in Charlton T. Lewis (1891) An Elementary Latin Dictionary, New York: Harper & Brothers
  • ministerium 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)
  • ministerium in Ramminger, Johann (accessed 16 July 2016) Neulateinische Wortliste: Ein Wörterbuch des Lateinischen von Petrarca bis 1700[1], pre-publication website, 2005-2016

Norwegian BokmålEdit

 
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EtymologyEdit

From Latin ministerium

NounEdit

ministerium n (definite singular ministeriet, indefinite plural ministerier, definite plural ministeria or ministeriene)

  1. a ministry (government department headed by a minister)
  2. cabinet (committee of senior government ministers)

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Norwegian NynorskEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Latin ministerium

NounEdit

ministerium n (definite singular ministeriet, indefinite plural ministerium, definite plural ministeria)

  1. a ministry (as above)
  2. cabinet (as above)

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SwedishEdit

NounEdit

ministerium n

  1. a ministry (the office of a government minister)

DeclensionEdit

Declension of ministerium 
Singular Plural
Indefinite Definite Indefinite Definite
Nominative ministerium ministeriet ministerier ministerierna
Genitive ministeriums ministeriets ministeriers ministeriernas

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