Lucius

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Latin Lucius, a common Roman praenomen deriving from lux (light).

Pronunciation[edit]

  • (UK) IPA(key): /ˈluːsɪəs/, /ˈluːʃəs/

Proper noun[edit]

Lucius

  1. A male given name ; rather rare in English.
    • 1611, Bible (Authorized, or King James, Version), Acts 13:1
      Now there were in the church that was at Antioch certain prophets and teachers; as Barnabas, and Simeon that was called Niger, and Lucius of Cyrene, and Manaen, which had been brought up with Herod the tetrarch, and Saul.

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Latin[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

From lux (light), stem lūc-.

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Proper noun[edit]

Lūcius m (genitive Lūciī); second declension

  1. A masculine praenomen.

Declension[edit]

Second declension, nominative singular in -ius.

Number Singular
nominative Lūcïus
genitive Lūcïī,1
Lūcī
dative Lūcïō
accusative Lūcïum
ablative Lūcïō
vocative Lūcī

1In later Latin.

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References[edit]

  • Lūcĭus” in Charlton T. Lewis & Charles Short, A Latin Dictionary, Oxford: Clarendon Press, 1879.