Latium

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English[edit]

Latium
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Etymology[edit]

Borrowed from Latin Latium. Doublet of Lazio.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ˈleɪ.ʃi.əm/
  • Hyphenation: La‧ti‧um

Proper noun[edit]

Latium

  1. (historical) A region of central Italy in which the city of Rome was founded and grew to be the capital city of the Roman Empire
  2. Lazio, the corresponding modern region

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French[edit]

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Proper noun[edit]

Latium m

  1. Latium (ancient region)
  2. Lazio (modern region)

Latin[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Probably a loanword from an ancient non-Indo-European language, possibly related to Etruscan, but it has also been linked to lātus (wide), a reference to the flat land, or latus (side), being on the southwest side of the Italian peninsula.

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Proper noun[edit]

Latium n sg (genitive Latiī or Latī); second declension

  1. Latium

Declension[edit]

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

Case Singular
Nominative Latium
Genitive Latiī
Latī1
Dative Latiō
Accusative Latium
Ablative Latiō
Vocative Latium
Locative Latiī

1Found in older Latin (until the Augustan Age).

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Descendants[edit]

  • Vulgar Latin: *Lazio

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