dictionarium

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Latin[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Renaissance Latin, from noun of action dictiō (speaking) +‎ -ārium, from dīcō (say, speak). The word dictiōnārium first occurred in 1481.

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

dictiōnārium n (genitive dictiōnāriī); second declension

  1. (Medieval) dictionary

Usage notes[edit]

Used especially in book titles, normally with adjective like Dictionarium Latino Lusitanicum (Latin-Portuguese Dictionary), Dictionarium Latinogermanicum/Latino-Germanicum (Latin-German Dictionary)

Declension[edit]

Second-declension noun (neuter).

Case Singular Plural
Nominative dictiōnārium dictiōnāria
Genitive dictiōnāriī dictiōnāriōrum
Dative dictiōnāriō dictiōnāriīs
Accusative dictiōnārium dictiōnāria
Ablative dictiōnāriō dictiōnāriīs
Vocative dictiōnārium dictiōnāria

Descendants[edit]

References[edit]

  • dictionarium in Gaffiot, Félix (1934) Dictionnaire illustré Latin-Français, Hachette
  • dictionarium in Ramminger, Johann (accessed 16 July 2016) Neulateinische Wortliste: Ein Wörterbuch des Lateinischen von Petrarca bis 1700[1], pre-publication website, 2005-2016