canticum

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Latin[edit]

Etymology[edit]

cantus (song”, “chant”, “singing”, “incantation) +‎ -icus (suffix forming neuter nouns)

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

canticum n (genitive canticī); second declension

  1. song
  2. passage in a comedy chanted or sung
  3. sing-song voice
  4. lampoon or libelous song
  5. incantation or magic formula

Inflection[edit]

Second declension.

Case Singular Plural
nominative canticum cantica
genitive canticī canticōrum
dative canticō canticīs
accusative canticum cantica
ablative canticō canticīs
vocative canticum cantica

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References[edit]

  • canticum in Charlton T. Lewis and Charles Short (1879) A Latin Dictionary, Oxford: Clarendon Press
  • canticum in Charlton T. Lewis (1891) An Elementary Latin Dictionary, New York: Harper & Brothers
  • du Cange, Charles (1883), “canticum”, in G. A. Louis Henschel, Pierre Carpentier, Léopold Favre, editors, Glossarium Mediæ et Infimæ Latinitatis (in Latin), Niort: L. Favre
  • canticum” in Félix Gaffiot’s Dictionnaire Illustré Latin-Français, Hachette (1934)
  • Carl Meissner; Henry William Auden (1894) Latin Phrase-Book[1], London: Macmillan and Co.
    • a choric ode in a tragedy: carmen chori, canticum
    • a choric ode: canticum
  • canticum in Harry Thurston Peck, editor (1898) Harper's Dictionary of Classical Antiquities, New York: Harper & Brothers
  • canticum in William Smith et al., editor (1890) A Dictionary of Greek and Roman Antiquities, London: William Wayte. G. E. Marindin