altarium

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Latin[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Found in post-Classical and later Latin, as a singular of the Classical altāria', the plural of altāre (which was mostly used as the plural). Ultimately from adolēre, probably influenced by altus. See also other forms altar and altāre.

Noun[edit]

altārium n (genitive altāriī or altārī); second declension

  1. (high) altar

Declension[edit]

Second-declension noun (neuter).

Case Singular Plural
Nominative altārium altāria
Genitive altāriī
altārī1
altāriōrum
Dative altāriō altāriīs
Accusative altārium altāria
Ablative altāriō altāriīs
Vocative altārium altāria

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

Descendants[edit]

  • Albanian: ilter
  • Dalmatian: altur
  • Galician: outeiro
  • Portuguese: outeiro
  • Romanian: altar
  • Spanish: otero

Noun[edit]

altārium

  1. genitive plural of altar

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