dolium

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Latin dolium

Noun[edit]

dolium (plural dolia)

  1. (historical, archaeology) A large earthenware vessel used for the storage and transportation of goods in the ancient Western Mediterranean.

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Latin[edit]

Etymology[edit]

According to Pokorny, from Proto-Indo-European *delh₁-(to cut)[1], the same root as dolō(I hew) and doleō(I suffer).

Noun[edit]

dōlium n (genitive dōliī); second declension

  1. a large earthenware vessel; hogshead

Inflection[edit]

Second declension.

Case Singular Plural
nominative dōlium dōlia
genitive dōliī dōliōrum
dative dōliō dōliīs
accusative dōlium dōlia
ablative dōliō dōliīs
vocative dōlium dōlia

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References[edit]

  1. ^ Pokorny, Julius (1959), “del-”, in Indogermanisches etymologisches Wörterbuch [Indo-European Etymological Dictionary] (in German), volume I, Bern, München: Francke Verlag, pages 194-195