auspicium

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Latin[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Derived from auspex (augur, priest).

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

auspicium n (genitive auspiciī); second declension

  1. divination, augury (by watching birds)
  2. auspices
  3. sign, indication

Inflection[edit]

Second declension.

Case Singular Plural
nominative auspicium auspicia
genitive auspiciī
auspicī1
auspiciōrum
dative auspiciō auspiciīs
accusative auspicium auspicia
ablative auspiciō auspiciīs
vocative auspicium auspicia

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

Descendants[edit]

References[edit]

  • auspicium in Charlton T. Lewis and Charles Short (1879) A Latin Dictionary, Oxford: Clarendon Press
  • auspicium in Charlton T. Lewis (1891) An Elementary Latin Dictionary, New York: Harper & Brothers
  • auspicium” in Félix Gaffiot’s Dictionnaire Illustré Latin-Français, Hachette (1934)
  • auspicium in Harry Thurston Peck, editor (1898) Harper's Dictionary of Classical Antiquities, New York: Harper & Brothers
  • auspicium in William Smith et al., editor (1890) A Dictionary of Greek and Roman Antiquities, London: William Wayte. G. E. Marindin