exitium

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Latin[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From the exit- stem of exeō (I go out) +‎ -ium (nominalizing suffix).

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

exitium n (genitive exitiī); second declension

  1. destruction, ruin
  2. beginner, novice

Inflection[edit]

Second declension.

Case Singular Plural
nominative exitium exitia
genitive exitiī exitiōrum
dative exitiō exitiīs
accusative exitium exitia
ablative exitiō exitiīs
vocative exitium exitia

Descendants[edit]

References[edit]

  • exitium in Charlton T. Lewis and Charles Short (1879) A Latin Dictionary, Oxford: Clarendon Press
  • exitium in Charlton T. Lewis (1891) An Elementary Latin Dictionary, New York: Harper & Brothers
  • du Cange, Charles (1883), “exitium”, in G. A. Louis Henschel, Pierre Carpentier, Léopold Favre, editors, Glossarium Mediæ et Infimæ Latinitatis (in Latin), Niort: L. Favre
  • exitium” in Félix Gaffiot’s Dictionnaire Illustré Latin-Français, Hachette (1934)
  • Carl Meissner; Henry William Auden (1894) Latin Phrase-Book[1], London: Macmillan and Co.
    • to be ruined, undone: ad exitium vocari
    • to compass, devise a man's overthrow, ruin: perniciem (exitium) alicui afferre, moliri, parare
    • to rescue from destruction: ab exitio, ab interitu aliquem vindicare