Pompeius

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Alternative forms[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Oscan 𐌐𐌖𐌌𐌐𐌄 (pumpe, five), a reference to its five districts, from Proto-Indo-European *pénkʷe. See also Pompēiī.

Pronunciation[edit]

Proper noun[edit]

Pompēius m (genitive Pompēiī); second declension

  1. Pompey

Declension[edit]

Second declension.

Case Singular
nominative Pompēius
genitive Pompēiī
Pompēī1
dative Pompēiō
accusative Pompēium
ablative Pompēiō
vocative Pompēī

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

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References[edit]

  • Pompeius in Charlton T. Lewis and Charles Short (1879) A Latin Dictionary, Oxford: Clarendon Press
  • Pompeius in Charlton T. Lewis (1891) An Elementary Latin Dictionary, New York: Harper & Brothers
  • Allen, Joseph Henry; Greenough, James B. (1903) Allen and Greenough's New Latin grammar for schools and colleges: founded on comparative grammar, Boston: Ginn and Company, § 46