lararium

Definition from Wiktionary, the free dictionary
Jump to: navigation, search

Latin[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Larēs (household gods) +‎ -ārium (place for).

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

larārium n (genitive larāriī); second declension

  1. in a Roman home, the part of the house set aside as a shrine or chapel for the household gods.

Inflection[edit]

Second declension.

Case Singular Plural
nominative larārium larāria
genitive larāriī larāriōrum
dative larāriō larāriīs
accusative larārium larāria
ablative larāriō larāriīs
vocative larārium larāria

Related terms[edit]

References[edit]

  • lararium in Charlton T. Lewis and Charles Short (1879) A Latin Dictionary, Oxford: Clarendon Press
  • lararium” in Félix Gaffiot’s Dictionnaire Illustré Latin-Français, Hachette (1934)
  • lararium in Harry Thurston Peck, editor (1898) Harper's Dictionary of Classical Antiquities, New York: Harper & Brothers
  • lararium in William Smith et al., editor (1890) A Dictionary of Greek and Roman Antiquities, London: William Wayte. G. E. Marindin