mercurius

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mercurius m (genitive mercuriī or mercurī); second declension

  1. mercury (element)

Declension[edit]

Second-declension noun.

Case Singular Plural
Nominative mercurius mercuriī
Genitive mercuriī
mercurī1
mercuriōrum
Dative mercuriō mercuriīs
Accusative mercurium mercuriōs
Ablative mercuriō mercuriīs
Vocative mercurie mercuriī

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

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References[edit]

  • mercurius in Charles du Fresne du Cange’s Glossarium Mediæ et Infimæ Latinitatis (augmented edition, 1883–1887)
  • mercurius in Harry Thurston Peck, editor (1898) Harper's Dictionary of Classical Antiquities, New York: Harper & Brothers
  • mercurius in William Smith, editor (1848) A Dictionary of Greek Biography and Mythology, London: John Murray