auditorium

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See also: Auditorium and auditórium

English[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

Borrowing from Latin audītōrium, from audītōrius (pertaining to hearing).

Noun[edit]

auditorium (plural auditoriums or auditoria)

  1. A large room for public meetings or performances.
  2. (in a theater, etc.) The space where the audience is located.

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French[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Borrowing from Latin auditorium.

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

auditorium m (plural auditoriums)

  1. auditorium

Latin[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From audiō (I hear) +‎ -tōrium.

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

audītōrium n (genitive audītōriī); second declension

  1. (law) A hearing.
  2. A hall or lecture room.
  3. A school.
  4. An audience; an assembled group of listeners.

Inflection[edit]

Second declension.

Case Singular Plural
nominative audītōrium audītōria
genitive audītōriī audītōriōrum
dative audītōriō audītōriīs
accusative audītōrium audītōria
ablative audītōriō audītōriīs
vocative audītōrium audītōria

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Descendants[edit]

Adjective[edit]

audītōrium

  1. nominative neuter singular of audītōrius
  2. accusative masculine singular of audītōrius
  3. accusative neuter singular of audītōrius
  4. vocative neuter singular of audītōrius

References[edit]

  • auditorium in Charlton T. Lewis and Charles Short (1879) A Latin Dictionary, Oxford: Clarendon Press
  • auditorium in Charlton T. Lewis (1891) An Elementary Latin Dictionary, New York: Harper & Brothers
  • du Cange, Charles (1883), “auditorium”, in G. A. Louis Henschel, Pierre Carpentier, Léopold Favre, editors, Glossarium Mediæ et Infimæ Latinitatis (in Latin), Niort: L. Favre
  • auditorium in The Perseus Project (1999) Perseus Encyclopedia[1]
  • auditorium in Harry Thurston Peck, editor (1898) Harper's Dictionary of Classical Antiquities, New York: Harper & Brothers
  • auditorium in William Smith et al., editor (1890) A Dictionary of Greek and Roman Antiquities, London: William Wayte. G. E. Marindin