artificium

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Latin[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

artifex, artificis +‎ -ium

Noun[edit]

artificium n (genitive artificiī or artificī); second declension

  1. art, craft, trade
  2. skill, talent, artifice
Declension[edit]

Second-declension noun (neuter).

Case Singular Plural
Nominative artificium artificia
Genitive artificiī
artificī1
artificiōrum
Dative artificiō artificiīs
Accusative artificium artificia
Ablative artificiō artificiīs
Vocative artificium artificia

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

Descendants[edit]
  • English: artifice
  • French: artifice
  • Italian: artificio

Etymology 2[edit]

Adjective[edit]

artificium

  1. genitive masculine plural of artifex
  2. genitive feminine plural of artifex
  3. genitive neuter plural of artifex

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