comoedia

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Etymology[edit]

From Ancient Greek κωμῳδία ‎(kōmōidía), from κῶμος ‎(kômos, revel, caurousing) + either ᾠδή ‎(ōidḗ, song) or ἀοιδός ‎(aoidós, singer, bard), both from ἀείδω ‎(aeídō, I sing).

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

cōmoedia f ‎(genitive cōmoediae); first declension

  1. A comedy (play)

Inflection[edit]

First declension.

Case Singular Plural
nominative cōmoedia cōmoediae
genitive cōmoediae cōmoediārum
dative cōmoediae cōmoediīs
accusative cōmoediam cōmoediās
ablative cōmoediā cōmoediīs
vocative cōmoedia cōmoediae

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References[edit]

  • comoedia in Charlton T. Lewis & Charles Short (1879) A Latin Dictionary, Oxford: Clarendon Press
  • comoedia in Charlton T. Lewis (1891) An Elementary Latin Dictionary, New York: Harper & Brothers
  • comoedia in Félix Gaffiot (1934), Dictionnaire Illustré Latin-Français, Paris: Hachette.
  • Meissner, Carl; Auden, Henry William (1894) Latin Phrase-Book[1], London: Macmillan and Co.
    • a writer of tragedy, comedy: scriptor tragoediarum, comoediarum, also (poeta) tragicus, comicus
  • comoedia in Harry Thurston Peck, editor (1898) Harper's Dictionary of Classical Antiquities, New York: Harper & Brothers
  • comoedia in Ramminger, Johann (accessed 16 July 2016) Neulateinische Wortliste: Ein Wörterbuch des Lateinischen von Petrarca bis 1700[2], pre-publication website, 2005-2016
  • comoedia in William Smith et al., editor (1890) A Dictionary of Greek and Roman Antiquities, London: William Wayte. G. E. Marindin