ornamentum

LatinEdit

EtymologyEdit

ōrnō +‎ -mentum

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

ōrnāmentum n (genitive ōrnāmentī); second declension

  1. equipment, apparatus, furniture
  2. decoration, ornament, embellishment
    • 100 BCE – 44 BCE, Julius Caesar, Commentarii de Bello Gallico 1.44:
      Amicitiam populi Romani sibi ornamento et praesidio, non detrimento esse oportere, atque se hac spe petisse.
      That the friendship of the Roman people ought to prove to him an ornament and a safeguard, not a detriment; and that he sought it with that expectation.
  3. adornment, (plural) regalia
  4. jewel, jewelry

DeclensionEdit

Second-declension noun (neuter).

Case Singular Plural
Nominative ōrnāmentum ōrnāmenta
Genitive ōrnāmentī ōrnāmentōrum
Dative ōrnāmentō ōrnāmentīs
Accusative ōrnāmentum ōrnāmenta
Ablative ōrnāmentō ōrnāmentīs
Vocative ōrnāmentum ōrnāmenta

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