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EtymologyEdit

PIE word
*néwoteh₂ts

From either novus (new; recent; unusual) +‎ -itās, or from Proto-Indo-European *néwoteh₂ts.

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

novitās f (genitive novitātis); third declension

  1. newness, novelty
  2. rareness, strangeness
  3. newness of rank
  4. reformation

InflectionEdit

Third declension.

Case Singular Plural
nominative novitās novitātēs
genitive novitātis novitātum
dative novitātī novitātibus
accusative novitātem novitātēs
ablative novitāte novitātibus
vocative novitās novitātēs

DescendantsEdit

ReferencesEdit

  • novitas in Charlton T. Lewis and Charles Short (1879) A Latin Dictionary, Oxford: Clarendon Press
  • novitas in Charlton T. Lewis (1891) An Elementary Latin Dictionary, New York: Harper & Brothers
  • du Cange, Charles (1883), “novitas”, in G. A. Louis Henschel, Pierre Carpentier, Léopold Favre, editors, Glossarium Mediæ et Infimæ Latinitatis (in Latin), Niort: L. Favre
  • novitas” in Félix Gaffiot’s Dictionnaire Illustré Latin-Français, Hachette (1934)
  • novitas in Harry Thurston Peck, editor (1898) Harper's Dictionary of Classical Antiquities, New York: Harper & Brothers