Publius

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Latin[edit]

Alternative forms[edit]

  • P. praenominal abbreviation

Etymology[edit]

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Pronunciation[edit]

Proper noun[edit]

Pūblius m (genitive Pūbliī); second declension

  1. A masculine praenomen.
  2. Publius Valerius Publicola (6th century BCE)
  3. Pūblius Aelius Hadriānus (birth name of emperor Caesar Trāiānus Hadriānus Augustus)

Declension[edit]

Second declension, nominative singular in -ius.

Number Singular
nominative Pūblïus
genitive Pūblïī,1
Pūblī
dative Pūblïō
accusative Pūblïum
ablative Pūblïō
vocative Pūblī

1In later Latin.

Derived terms[edit]

References[edit]

  • Publius” in Charlton T. Lewis & Charles Short, A Latin Dictionary, Oxford: Clarendon Press, 1879.
  • Pūblĭus” on page 1,273/2 of Félix Gaffiot’s Dictionnaire Illustré Latin-Français (1934)