primogenita

ItalianEdit

NounEdit

primogenita f (plural primogenite, masculine primogenito)

  1. eldest or firstborn daughter

LatinEdit

Etymology 1Edit

A substantivisation of the neuter plural forms of the Classical Latin adjective prīmōgenitus (first-born).

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

prīmōgenita n pl (genitive prīmōgenitōrum); second declension

  1. (Late Latin) primogeniture (inheritance by the first-born child of the entirety of, or of a privileged position in, a parent’s wealth, estate, or office)
DeclensionEdit

Second-declension noun (neuter), plural only.

Case Plural
Nominative prīmōgenita
Genitive prīmōgenitōrum
Dative prīmōgenitīs
Accusative prīmōgenita
Ablative prīmōgenitīs
Vocative prīmōgenita
SynonymsEdit

ReferencesEdit

  • prīmōgĕnĭta in Charlton T. Lewis and Charles Short (1879) A Latin Dictionary, Oxford: Clarendon Press
  • primogenita 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)
  • prīmōgĕnĭtus in Gaffiot, Félix (1934) Dictionnaire illustré Latin-Français, Hachette, page 1,237/2
  • Niermeyer, Jan Frederik (1976), “primogenita (subst. neutr. plural.)”, in Mediae Latinitatis Lexicon Minus, Leiden, Boston: Brill, page 849/1

Etymology 2Edit

Regularly declined forms of prīmōgenitus (first-born).

PronunciationEdit

  • prīmōgenita: (Classical) IPA(key): /priː.moːˈɡe.ni.ta/, [priːmoːˈɡɛnɪt̪ä]
  • prīmōgenita: (Ecclesiastical) IPA(key): /pri.moˈd͡ʒe.ni.ta/, [primɔˈd͡ʒɛːnit̪ä]
  • prīmōgenitā: (Classical) IPA(key): /priː.moːˈɡe.ni.taː/, [priːmoːˈɡɛnɪt̪äː]
  • prīmōgenitā: (Ecclesiastical) IPA(key): /pri.moˈd͡ʒe.ni.ta/, [primɔˈd͡ʒɛːnit̪ä]

AdjectiveEdit

prīmōgenita

  1. nominative feminine singular of prīmōgenitus
  2. nominative neuter plural of prīmōgenitus
  3. accusative neuter plural of prīmōgenitus
  4. vocative feminine singular of prīmōgenitus
  5. vocative neuter plural of prīmōgenitus

AdjectiveEdit

prīmōgenitā

  1. ablative feminine singular of prīmōgenitus