elogium

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Borrowed from Latin ēlogium (short saying, inscription), from Ancient Greek ἐλεγεῖον (elegeîon, elegy), from ἔλεγος (élegos, song, melody).

Noun[edit]

elogium (plural elogia or elogiums)

  1. a eulogy

Latin[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

ēlogium n (genitive ēlogii); second declension

  1. short saying or sentence:
    1. short maxim
    2. inscription on a tombstone
    3. clause in a will
    4. (law) judicial statement, extract, summary

Inflection[edit]

Second declension.

Case Singular Plural
nominative ēlogium ēlogia
genitive ēlogiī ēlogiōrum
dative ēlogiō ēlogiīs
accusative ēlogium ēlogia
ablative ēlogiō ēlogiīs
vocative ēlogium ēlogia

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