purgatorium

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See also: purgatórium

Latin[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Post-Classical substantive use of purgātōrius (cleansing, purgative), from purgō (cleanse, purify).

Noun[edit]

purgātōrium n (genitive purgātōriī); second declension

  1. a purgative
  2. act or means of cleansing
  3. (Ecclesiastical) purgatory

Inflection[edit]

Second declension neuter.

Number Singular Plural
nominative purgātōrium purgātōria
genitive purgātōriī purgātōriōrum
dative purgātōriō purgātōriīs
accusative purgātōrium purgātōria
ablative purgātōriō purgātōriīs
vocative purgātōrium purgātōria

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