eloquium

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Latin[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From ēloquor ‎(I declare, speak plainly) +‎ -ium ‎(nominal suffix). Surface analysis: ē- ‎(out) +‎ -loquium ‎(-loquy, nominalizing suffix related to speech).

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

ēloquium n ‎(genitive ēloquiī); second declension

  1. eloquence
  2. speech, utterance
  3. diction
Inflection[edit]

Second declension.

Case Singular Plural
nominative ēloquium ēloquia
genitive ēloquiī ēloquiōrum
dative ēloquiō ēloquiīs
accusative ēloquium ēloquia
ablative ēloquiō ēloquiīs
vocative ēloquium ēloquia

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