divortium

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Latin[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From divertere.

Noun[edit]

dīvortium n (genitive dīvortiī or dīvortī); second declension

  1. separation
  2. divorce

Declension[edit]

Second-declension noun (neuter).

Case Singular Plural
Nominative dīvortium dīvortia
Genitive dīvortiī
dīvortī1
dīvortiōrum
Dative dīvortiō dīvortiīs
Accusative dīvortium dīvortia
Ablative dīvortiō dīvortiīs
Vocative dīvortium dīvortia

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

Descendants[edit]

References[edit]

  • divortium in Charlton T. Lewis and Charles Short (1879) A Latin Dictionary, Oxford: Clarendon Press
  • divortium in Charlton T. Lewis (1891) An Elementary Latin Dictionary, New York: Harper & Brothers
  • divortium in Gaffiot, Félix (1934) Dictionnaire Illustré Latin-Français, Hachette
  • Carl Meissner; Henry William Auden (1894) Latin Phrase-Book[1], London: Macmillan and Co.
    • to separate from, divorce (of the man): divortium facere cum uxore
  • divortium in Harry Thurston Peck, editor (1898) Harper's Dictionary of Classical Antiquities, New York: Harper & Brothers
  • divortium in William Smith et al., editor (1890) A Dictionary of Greek and Roman Antiquities, London: William Wayte. G. E. Marindin