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]

  • dolium in Charlton T. Lewis and Charles Short (1879) A Latin Dictionary, Oxford: Clarendon Press
  • dolium in Charlton T. Lewis (1891) An Elementary Latin Dictionary, New York: Harper & Brothers
  • du Cange, Charles (1883), “dolium”, in G. A. Louis Henschel, Pierre Carpentier, Léopold Favre, editors, Glossarium Mediæ et Infimæ Latinitatis (in Latin), Niort: L. Favre
  • dolium” in Félix Gaffiot’s Dictionnaire Illustré Latin-Français, Hachette (1934)
  • dolium in Harry Thurston Peck, editor (1898) Harper's Dictionary of Classical Antiquities, New York: Harper & Brothers
  • dolium in William Smith et al., editor (1890) A Dictionary of Greek and Roman Antiquities, London: William Wayte. G. E. Marindin
  1. ^ Pokorny, Julius (1959), “del-”, in Indogermanisches etymologisches Wörterbuch [Indo-European Etymological Dictionary] (in German), volume I, Bern, München: Francke Verlag, pages 194-195