nuntius

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Noun[edit]

nūntius m ‎(genitive nūntiī); second declension

  1. a messenger, reporter, courier
  2. an envoy, message, report
  3. a command, order, injunction
  4. (in the plural) news, tidings, information

Declension[edit]

Second declension.

Case Singular Plural
nominative nūntius nūntiī
genitive nūntiī
nūntī1
nūntiōrum
dative nūntiō nūntiīs
accusative nūntium nūntiōs
ablative nūntiō nūntiīs
vocative nūntī nūntiī

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

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References[edit]

  • nuntius” in Charlton T. Lewis & Charles Short, A Latin Dictionary, Oxford: Clarendon Press, 1879.
  • nuntius” 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 separate, be divorced (used of man or woman): nuntium remittere alicui (De Or. 1. 40)
  1. ^ Tucker, T.G., Etymological Dictionary of Latin, Ares Publishers
  2. ^ De Vaan, Michiel (2008) Etymological Dictionary of Latin and the other Italic Languages (Leiden Indo-European Etymological Dictionary Series; 7), Leiden, Boston: Brill