Altinum

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Latin[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Of uncertain origin:

Proper noun[edit]

Altīnum n sg (genitive Altīnī); second declension

  1. a city of Venetia situated near the mouth of the river Silis, on a marshy area

Declension[edit]

Second-declension noun (neuter), with locative, singular only.

Case Singular
Nominative Altīnum
Genitive Altīnī
Dative Altīnō
Accusative Altīnum
Ablative Altīnō
Vocative Altīnum
Locative Altīnī

References[edit]

  • Altinum in William Smith, editor (1854, 1857) A Dictionary of Greek and Roman Geography, volume 1 & 2, London: Walton and Maberly
  • Altinum in Gaffiot, Félix (1934) Dictionnaire Illustré Latin-Français, Hachette
  • Pokorny, Julius, Indogermanisches Etymologisches Wörterbuch, Tübingen: A. Francke Verlag, 1959.
  • G. CRESCI - M. TIRELLI, Altino romana attraverso l'obbietivo fotografico di Alessio De Bon, in Quaderni Friulani di Archeologia 26, 2016, 77-84
  • Eos: commentarii Societatis Philologae Polonorum, Volumes 68-69
  • "Altino," Antonio Sciarretta's Toponymy