abecedarium

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English[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

Borrowing from Latin abecedārium

Pronunciation[edit]

  • (US) IPA(key): /ˌeɪ.biˌsiˈdæɹ.i.əm/

Noun[edit]

abecedarium (plural abecedaria)

  1. A book used to teach the alphabet; alphabet book; primer.[1]
  2. An inscription consisting of the letters of an alphabet, almost always listed in order.

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References[edit]

  1. ^ Philip Babcock Gove (editor), Webster's Third International Dictionary of the English Language, Unabridged (G. & C. Merriam Co., 1976 [1909], ISBN 0-87779-101-5), page 2

Latin[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Substantive from abecedārius (alphabetical).

Pronunciation[edit]

  • (file)

Noun[edit]

abecedārium n (genitive abecedāriī); second declension

  1. alphabet
  2. accusative singular of abecedārium
  3. vocative singular of abecedārium

Inflection[edit]

Second declension neuter.

Number Singular Plural
nominative abecedārium abecedāria
genitive abecedāriī abecedāriōrum
dative abecedāriō abecedāriīs
accusative abecedārium abecedāria
ablative abecedāriō abecedāriīs
vocative abecedārium abecedāria

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References[edit]

Professor Kidd, et al. Collins Gem Latin Dictionary. HarperCollins Publishers (Glasgow: 2004). ISBN 0-00-470763-X. page 1.