artificium

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Latin[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

artifex, artificis +‎ -ium

Noun[edit]

artificium n (genitive artificiī); second declension

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

Second declension.

Case Singular Plural
nominative artificium artificia
genitive artificiī artificiōrum
dative artificiō artificiīs
accusative artificium artificia
ablative artificiō artificiīs
vocative artificium artificia
Descendants[edit]

Etymology 2[edit]

Adjective[edit]

artificium

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

References[edit]

  • artificium in Charlton T. Lewis and Charles Short (1879) A Latin Dictionary, Oxford: Clarendon Press
  • artificium in Charlton T. Lewis (1891) An Elementary Latin Dictionary, New York: Harper & Brothers
  • du Cange, Charles (1883), “artificium”, in G. A. Louis Henschel, Pierre Carpentier, Léopold Favre, editors, Glossarium Mediæ et Infimæ Latinitatis (in Latin), Niort: L. Favre
  • artificium” in Félix Gaffiot’s Dictionnaire Illustré Latin-Français, Hachette (1934)
  • Carl Meissner; Henry William Auden (1894) Latin Phrase-Book[1], London: Macmillan and Co.
    • to give a scientific explanation of a thing: artificio et via tradere aliquid
    • a master-piece of classical work: opus summo artificio[TR1] factum