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DanishEdit

EtymologyEdit

Borrowing from Latin pēnsum.

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /pɛnsɔm/, [ˈpʰɛnsɔm]

NounEdit

pensum n (singular definite pensummet, plural indefinite pensa)

  1. syllabus, curriculum
  2. task, assignment
  3. examination requirements

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FrenchEdit

EtymologyEdit

Borrowing from Latin pēnsum. Doublet of poids, which was inherited.

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

pensum m ‎(plural pensums)

  1. (archaic) punishment (at school); lines (UK)
  2. chore

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LatinEdit

EtymologyEdit

Neuter of past participle of pendō.

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

pēnsum n ‎(genitive pēnsī); second declension

  1. weight (of wool to be handed over as part of daily work)
  2. task

InflectionEdit

Second declension.

Case Singular Plural
nominative pēnsum pēnsa
genitive pēnsī pēnsōrum
dative pēnsō pēnsīs
accusative pēnsum pēnsa
ablative pēnsō pēnsīs
vocative pēnsum pēnsa

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NorwegianEdit

EtymologyEdit

Borrowing from Latin pēnsum.

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /pɛnsɔm/, [ˈpʰɛnsɔm]

NounEdit

pensum

  1. syllabus, curriculum
  2. task, assignment
  3. examination requirements

InflectionEdit

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