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domicilium n (genitive domiciliī or domicilī); second declension

  1. A habitation, dwelling, domicile, abode, home.


Second-declension noun (neuter).

Case Singular Plural
Nominative domicilium domicilia
Genitive domiciliī
Dative domiciliō domiciliīs
Accusative domicilium domicilia
Ablative domiciliō domiciliīs
Vocative domicilium domicilia

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

Related terms[edit]


  • Catalan: domicili
  • English: domicile
  • French: domicile
  • German: Domizil
  • Italian: domicilio


  • domicilium in Charlton T. Lewis and Charles Short (1879) A Latin Dictionary, Oxford: Clarendon Press
  • domicilium in Charlton T. Lewis (1891) An Elementary Latin Dictionary, New York: Harper & Brothers
  • domicilium in Charles du Fresne du Cange’s Glossarium Mediæ et Infimæ Latinitatis (augmented edition, 1883–1887)
  • domicilium in Gaffiot, Félix (1934) Dictionnaire Illustré Latin-Français, Hachette
  • Carl Meissner; Henry William Auden (1894) Latin Phrase-Book[1], London: Macmillan and Co.
    • to dwell in a certain place: domicilium (sedem ac domicilium) habere in aliquo loco
    • to take up one's abode in a place, settle down somewhere: sedem ac domicilium (fortunas suas) constituere alicubi
  • domicilium in Harry Thurston Peck, editor (1898) Harper's Dictionary of Classical Antiquities, New York: Harper & Brothers
  • domicilium in William Smith et al., editor (1890) A Dictionary of Greek and Roman Antiquities, London: William Wayte. G. E. Marindin