obolus

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English[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

Latin obolus, from Ancient Greek ὀβολός (obolós), from ὀβελός (obelós).

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Noun[edit]

obolus (plural oboli)

  1. A silver coin minted in Ancient Greece, valued at a sixth of a drachma.

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Latin[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

obolus m (genitive obolī); second declension

  1. obolus

Inflection[edit]

Second declension.

Case Singular Plural
nominative obolus obolī
genitive obolī obolōrum
dative obolō obolīs
accusative obolum obolōs
ablative obolō obolīs
vocative obole obolī

References[edit]

  • obolus in Charlton T. Lewis and Charles Short (1879) A Latin Dictionary, Oxford: Clarendon Press
  • obolus in Charlton T. Lewis (1891) An Elementary Latin Dictionary, New York: Harper & Brothers
  • du Cange, Charles (1883), “obolus”, in G. A. Louis Henschel, Pierre Carpentier, Léopold Favre, editors, Glossarium Mediæ et Infimæ Latinitatis (in Latin), Niort: L. Favre
  • obolus” in Félix Gaffiot’s Dictionnaire Illustré Latin-Français, Hachette (1934)
  • obolus in Harry Thurston Peck, editor (1898) Harper's Dictionary of Classical Antiquities, New York: Harper & Brothers
  • obolus in William Smith et al., editor (1890) A Dictionary of Greek and Roman Antiquities, London: William Wayte. G. E. Marindin