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Etymology

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From Latin triennium, from triennis (3-year) + -ium (forming abstract nouns).

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Noun

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triennium (plural trienniums or triennia)

  1. A period of three years.
    Coordinate terms: annum, biennium, quadrennium, quinquennium, sexennium, septennium, octennium, novennium, decennium, vicennium, tricennium, centennium, quincentennium, millennium, decamillennium, centimillennium, millionennium

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Latin

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Pronunciation

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Noun

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triennium n (genitive trienniī or triennī); second declension

  1. triennium

Declension

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Second-declension noun (neuter).

Case Singular Plural
Nominative triennium triennia
Genitive trienniī
triennī1
trienniōrum
Dative trienniō trienniīs
Accusative triennium triennia
Ablative trienniō trienniīs
Vocative triennium triennia

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

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Descendants

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  • Catalan: trienni
  • English: triennium
  • Galician: trienio
  • Portuguese: triénio, triênio

References

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  • triennium”, in Charlton T. Lewis and Charles Short (1879) A Latin Dictionary, Oxford: Clarendon Press
  • triennium”, in Charlton T. Lewis (1891) An Elementary Latin Dictionary, New York: Harper & Brothers
  • triennium in Gaffiot, Félix (1934) Dictionnaire illustré latin-français, Hachette.