exsilium

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Latin[edit]

Alternative forms[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From exsul (an exiled person).

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

exsilium n (genitive exsiliī); second declension

  1. exile, banishment
  2. (poetic) place of exile, retreat
  3. (figuratively, in the plural) exiles; exiled people

Declension[edit]

Second declension.

Case Singular Plural
nominative exsilium exsilia
genitive exsiliī
exsilī1
exsiliōrum
dative exsiliō exsiliīs
accusative exsilium exsilia
ablative exsiliō exsiliīs
vocative exsilium exsilia

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

Synonyms[edit]

  • (exile, banishment): acula

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References[edit]

  • exsilium in Charlton T. Lewis and Charles Short (1879) A Latin Dictionary, Oxford: Clarendon Press
  • exsilium in Charlton T. Lewis (1891) An Elementary Latin Dictionary, New York: Harper & Brothers
  • exsilium” 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 banish a person, send him into exile: in exsilium eicere or expellere aliquem
    • to go into exile: in exsilium ire, pergere, proficisci
    • (ambiguous) to punish by banishment: aliquem exsilio afficere, multare
    • (ambiguous) to live in exile: in exsilio esse, exsulem esse
  • exsilium in Harry Thurston Peck, editor (1898) Harper's Dictionary of Classical Antiquities, New York: Harper & Brothers
  • exsilium in William Smith et al., editor (1890) A Dictionary of Greek and Roman Antiquities, London: William Wayte. G. E. Marindin