nuntius

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nūntius m (genitive nūntiī or nūntī); 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 noun.

Case Singular Plural
Nominative nūntius nūntiī
Genitive nūntiī
nūntī1
nūntiōrum
Dative nūntiō nūntiīs
Accusative nūntium nūntiōs
Ablative nūntiō nūntiīs
Vocative nūntie nūntiī

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

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References[edit]

  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