martyrium

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From Ecclesiastical Latin martyrium, from Ancient Greek μαρτύριον (martúrion, testimony).

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martyrium (plural martyriums or martyria)

  1. A tomb or other edifice erected in homage to a martyr.
  2. (rhetoric) Confirming something by referring to one's own experience.

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Latin[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Ancient Greek μαρτύριον (martúrion, testimony).

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Noun[edit]

martyrium n (genitive martyriī); second declension

  1. (Ecclesiastical Latin) martyrdom; testimony of a martyr, especially through blood (death)
  2. (Ecclesiastical Latin) a martyrium; burial place of a martyr
  3. (Ecclesiastical Latin) a church dedicated to a martyr

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Second declension neuter.

Number Singular Plural
nominative martyrium martyria
genitive martyriī martyriōrum
dative martyriō martyriīs
accusative martyrium martyria
ablative martyriō martyriīs
vocative martyrium martyria

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