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 spatium on Latin Wikipedia

EtymologyEdit

From Proto-Indo-European *speh₁- (to stretch, to pull). Some make this cognate with Latin pēnūria, Ancient Greek σπάω (spáō), πένομαι (pénomai), πένης (pénēs), πόνος (pónos), πεῖνα (peîna), σπάνις (spánis), English span.

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NounEdit

spatium n (genitive spatiī); second declension

  1. Space, room, extent
  2. Distance between points
  3. A square, walk, or promenade
  4. Racetrack, lap or a race, or racecourse
  5. Period or interval of time
  6. Quantity of length
  7. Time or leisure, as with opportunity

InflectionEdit

Second declension.

Case Singular Plural
nominative spatium spatia
genitive spatiī
spatī1
spatiōrum
dative spatiō spatiīs
accusative spatium spatia
ablative spatiō spatiīs
vocative spatium spatia

1Found in older Latin (until the Augustan Age).

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