naufragium

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Latin[edit]

Naufragium

Etymology[edit]

From navis (a ship) +‎ frangō (I break).

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

naufragium n (genitive naufragiī or naufragī); second declension

  1. a shipwreck
  2. (poetic) a storm

Declension[edit]

Second-declension noun (neuter).

Case Singular Plural
Nominative naufragium naufragia
Genitive naufragiī
naufragī1
naufragiōrum
Dative naufragiō naufragiīs
Accusative naufragium naufragia
Ablative naufragiō naufragiīs
Vocative naufragium naufragia

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

Descendants[edit]

  • French: naufrage
  • Italian: naufragio
  • Norman: naûfrage
  • Romanian: naufragiu
  • Spanish: naufragio

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