martyrologium

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English[edit]

Noun[edit]

martyrologium (plural martyrologia)

  1. Synonym of martyrology (catalogue of martyrs)

Dutch[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Borrowed from Latin martyrologium, from Ancient Greek [Term?].

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ˌmɑr.tiː.roːˈloː.ɣi.ʏm/
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  • Hyphenation: mar‧ty‧ro‧lo‧gi‧um

Noun[edit]

martyrologium n (plural martyrologia)

  1. (religion, chiefly Christianity) martyrology (list of martyrs; hagiography about a martyr)
    Synonyms: martyrium, martyrologie

Latin[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Borrowed from or formed as Ancient Greek μαρτυρολόγιον (marturológion), with the same first element as borrowed Latin martyr. Second element from λέγω (légō, count, tell) + -ιον (-ion); compare hōrologium.

Noun[edit]

martyrologium n (genitive martyrologiī or martyrologī); second declension

  1. (Ecclesiastical Latin) martyrology

Declension[edit]

Second-declension noun (neuter).

Case Singular Plural
Nominative martyrologium martyrologia
Genitive martyrologiī
martyrologī1
martyrologiōrum
Dative martyrologiō martyrologiīs
Accusative martyrologium martyrologia
Ablative martyrologiō martyrologiīs
Vocative martyrologium martyrologia

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

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