matrimonium

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From māter ‎(mother) +‎ -mōnium ‎(obligation).

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mātrimōnium n ‎(genitive mātrimōniī); second declension

  1. marriage, matrimony, wedlock.

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Second declension.

Case Singular Plural
nominative mātrimōnium mātrimōnia
genitive mātrimōniī mātrimōniōrum
dative mātrimōniō mātrimōniīs
accusative mātrimōnium mātrimōnia
ablative mātrimōniō mātrimōniīs
vocative mātrimōnium mātrimōnia

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References[edit]

  • matrimonium in Charlton T. Lewis & Charles Short (1879) A Latin Dictionary, Oxford: Clarendon Press
  • matrimonium in Charlton T. Lewis (1891) An Elementary Latin Dictionary, New York: Harper & Brothers
  • MATRIMONIUM” in Charles du Fresne du Cange’s Glossarium Mediæ et Infimæ Latinitatis (augmented edition, 1883–1887)
  • matrimonium” in Félix Gaffiot (1934), Dictionnaire Illustré Latin-Français, Paris: Hachette.
  • Meissner, Carl; Auden, Henry William (1894) Latin Phrase-Book[1], London: Macmillan and Co.
    • to marry (of the man): ducere aliquam in matrimonium
    • to give one's daughter in marriage to some-one: filiam alicui in matrimonio or in matrimonium collocare or simply filiam alicui collocare
    • to give one's daughter in marriage to some-one: filiam alicui in matrimonium dare
  • matrimonium in Harry Thurston Peck, editor (1898) Harper's Dictionary of Classical Antiquities, New York: Harper & Brothers
  • matrimonium in William Smith et al., editor (1890) A Dictionary of Greek and Roman Antiquities, London: William Wayte. G. E. Marindin