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 or dictiōnārī); second declension

  1. dictionary

Usage notes[edit]

Used especially in book titles, normally with adjective like Dictionarium museologicum or Dictionarium Latino Lusitanicum.

Declension[edit]

Second-declension noun (neuter).

Case Singular Plural
Nominative dictiōnārium dictiōnāria
Genitive dictiōnāriī
dictiōnārī1
dictiōnāriōrum
Dative dictiōnāriō dictiōnāriīs
Accusative dictiōnārium dictiōnāria
Ablative dictiōnāriō dictiōnāriīs
Vocative dictiōnārium dictiōnāria

1Found in older Latin (until the Augustan Age).

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