cymatium

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From the Latin cȳmatium (an ogee”, “an Ionic volute), from the Ancient Greek κῡμάτιον (kūmátion), the diminutive form of κῦμα (kûma, wave”, “billow), whence cyma.

Noun[edit]

cymatium (plural cymatiums or cymatia)

  1. (architecture) A molding on the cornice.
  2. (architecture) A type of molding that is wavelike in form.

Latin[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

From Ancient Greek κυμάτιον (kumátion, small wave).

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

cȳmatium n (genitive cȳmatiī); second declension

  1. (architecture) The volute of an Ionic column
  2. (architecture) A channel, a waved molding, an ogee

Inflection[edit]

Second declension.

Case Singular Plural
nominative cȳmatium cȳmatia
genitive cȳmatiī cȳmatiōrum
dative cȳmatiō cȳmatiīs
accusative cȳmatium cȳmatia
ablative cȳmatiō cȳmatiīs
vocative cȳmatium cȳmatia

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