dicterium

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Latin[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Ancient Greek δεικτήριον (deiktḗrion)

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

dictērium n (genitive dictēriī); second declension

  1. bon mot, witticism

Inflection[edit]

Second declension.

Case Singular Plural
nominative dictērium dictēria
genitive dictēriī dictēriōrum
dative dictēriō dictēriīs
accusative dictērium dictēria
ablative dictēriō dictēriīs
vocative dictērium dictēria

Descendants[edit]

Synonyms[edit]

  • (bon mot, witticism): dictum

References[edit]

  • dicterium in Charlton T. Lewis and Charles Short (1879) A Latin Dictionary, Oxford: Clarendon Press
  • dicterium in Gaffiot, Félix (1934) Dictionnaire Illustré Latin-Français, Hachette
  • dicterium in Ramminger, Johann (accessed 16 July 2016) Neulateinische Wortliste: Ein Wörterbuch des Lateinischen von Petrarca bis 1700[1], pre-publication website, 2005-2016