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LatinEdit

EtymologyEdit

From voc(ā)(to name, call, summon) +‎ -bulum.

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

vocābulum n ‎(genitive vocābulī); second declension

  1. designation, name, expression

InflectionEdit

Second declension.

Case Singular Plural
nominative vocābulum vocābula
genitive vocābulī vocābulōrum
dative vocābulō vocābulīs
accusative vocābulum vocābula
ablative vocābulō vocābulīs
vocative vocābulum vocābula

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ReferencesEdit

  • vocabulum in Charlton T. Lewis and Charles Short (1879) A Latin Dictionary, Oxford: Clarendon Press
  • vocabulum in Charlton T. Lewis (1891) An Elementary Latin Dictionary, New York: Harper & Brothers
  • VOCABULUM in Charles du Fresne du Cange’s Glossarium Mediæ et Infimæ Latinitatis (augmented edition, 1883–1887)
  • Félix Gaffiot (1934), Dictionnaire Illustré Latin-Français, Paris: Hachette, s.v.vocabulum”.
  • Meissner, Carl; Auden, Henry William (1894) Latin Phrase-Book[1], London: Macmillan and Co.
    • we have no expression for that: huic rei deest apud nos vocabulum
    • to form, derive a word from... (used of the man who first creates the word): vocabulum, verbum, nomen ducere ab, ex...
    • the fundamental meaning of a word: vis et notio verbi, vocabuli
    • synonyms: vocabula idem fere declarantia
    • the word has a more extended signification: vocabulum latius patet
    • the word has a narrow meaning: vocabulum angustius valet
    • this word is neuter: hoc vocabulum generis neutri (not neutrius) est)
    • the proper term; a word used strictly: vocabulum proprium