histrio

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Latin[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Possibly from Etruscan.

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

histriō m ‎(genitive histriōnis); third declension

  1. An actor, player.

Inflection[edit]

Third declension.

Case Singular Plural
nominative histriō histriōnēs
genitive histriōnis histriōnum
dative histriōnī histriōnibus
accusative histriōnem histriōnēs
ablative histriōne histriōnibus
vocative histriō histriōnēs

Descendants[edit]

References[edit]

  • histrio” in Charlton T. Lewis & Charles Short, A Latin Dictionary, Oxford: Clarendon Press, 1879.
  • histrio” in Félix Gaffiot (1934), Dictionnaire Illustré Latin-Français, Paris: Hachette.
  • Meissner, Carl; Auden, Henry William (1894) Latin Phrase-Book[1], London: Macmillan and Co.
    • a theatrical company: familia, grex, caterva histrionum
    • to hiss an actor off the stage: histrionem exsibilare, explodere, eicere, exigere
    • to interrupt an actor by hooting him: histrioni acclamare