necessitas

See also: nécessitas

LatinEdit

EtymologyEdit

From necesse +‎ -tās.

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

necessitās f (genitive necessitātis); third declension

  1. necessity, need, unavoidableness, compulsion, exigency
  2. (figuratively) fate, destiny
  3. (in the plural) necessities, necessary things or expenses
    Synonym: utensilia

DeclensionEdit

Third-declension noun.

Case Singular Plural
Nominative necessitās necessitātēs
Genitive necessitātis necessitātum
Dative necessitātī necessitātibus
Accusative necessitātem necessitātēs
Ablative necessitāte necessitātibus
Vocative necessitās necessitātēs

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DescendantsEdit

ReferencesEdit

  • necessitas in Charlton T. Lewis and Charles Short (1879) A Latin Dictionary, Oxford: Clarendon Press
  • necessitas in Charlton T. Lewis (1891) An Elementary Latin Dictionary, New York: Harper & Brothers
  • necessitas 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)
  • necessitas in Gaffiot, Félix (1934) Dictionnaire illustré Latin-Français, Hachette
  • necessitas in Harry Thurston Peck, editor (1898) Harper's Dictionary of Classical Antiquities, New York: Harper & Brothers

PortugueseEdit

VerbEdit

necessitas

  1. second-person singular present indicative of necessitar