Complete Definition of "datum"

English

Etymology
Latin

Noun
datum (Plural: data or datums)

  1. italbrac-openplural: dataitalbrac-close a single piece of information
  2. philosophy italbrac-openplural: dataitalbrac-close a fact known from direct observation
  3. philosophy italbrac-openplural: dataitalbrac-close a premise from which conclusions are drawn
  4. cartography italbrac-openplural: datumsitalbrac-close a fixed reference point

Derived terms
datum line

Related terms
data
die, dice

Translations
trans-top|single piece of information
Czech: údaj m
trans-mid
Spanish: dado m
trans-bottom

External links
AskOxford.com: Is 'data' singular or plural?
The American Heritage® Dictionary's usage note on 'data'<!-- Copyright © 2000 -->
Calpundit: YOU SAY DAY-TA, I SAY DAA-TA<!-- May 08, 2003 -->
John Quiggin: Data is not the plural of datum<!-- August 18, 2003 -->
johnaugust.com: ‘Data’ is singular<!-- September 22, 2004 @ 11:56 am -->

Category:English nouns with irregular plurals
Category:English words affected by prescriptivism


Bosnian

Noun
datum m s (p: datumi)

  1. date (as in day, month, and year)

Category:Bosnian nouns


Croatian

Noun
hr-noun|g=m|datumi

  1. date (as in day, month, and year)

Declension
hr-decl-noun
|datum|datumi
|datuma|datuma
|datumu|datumima
|datum|datume
|datume|datumi
|datumu|datumima
|datumom|datumima


Czech

Pronunciation
audio|Cs-datum.ogg|audio

Noun
datum n

  1. date (point in time)

Category:Czech nouns


Dutch

Noun
datum (plural data or datums, diminutive datumpje)

  1. date (point in time)

Category:Dutch nouns


Latin

Noun
(datus, data, datum)

  1. (noun) "The given person", "the given thing".

Adjective
(datus, data, datum)

  1. (adjective) "Having been given" : perfect passive participle of dare#Latin|dare.

Serbian

Noun
datum m s (p: datumi)

  1. date (as in day, month, and year)

Cyrillic spelling
даÑÑм#Serbian|даÑÑм

Category:Serbian nouns


Swedish

Pronunciation
audio|Sv-datum.ogg|audio

Noun
sv-noun|gender=Neuter|datum|datumet|datum|datumen|datums|datumets|datums|datumens
datum n

  1. date; (day, month and year)

See also
datumlinjen
datera
bäst-före-datum

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