mortuarium

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Etymology[edit]

From Medieval Latin mortuārium (receptacle for the dead; mortuary), neuter form of mortuārius (of or pertaining to the dead), from Latin mortuus, perfect passive participle of morior (I die).

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  • Hyphenation: mor‧tu‧a‧ri‧um

Noun[edit]

mortuarium n (plural mortuariums or mortuaria, diminutive mortuariumpje n)

  1. mortuary

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Latin[edit]

Etymology[edit]

mortuus (corpse) +‎ -ārium (place for).

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Noun[edit]

mortuārium n (genitive mortuāriī or mortuārī); second declension

  1. (Medieval Latin) A receptacle for the dead; mortuary.

Declension[edit]

Second-declension noun (neuter).

Case Singular Plural
Nominative mortuārium mortuāria
Genitive mortuāriī
mortuārī1
mortuāriōrum
Dative mortuāriō mortuāriīs
Accusative mortuārium mortuāria
Ablative mortuāriō mortuāriīs
Vocative mortuārium mortuāria

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

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