obolus

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English[edit]

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Alternative forms[edit]

Obolus also very often referred to as a minor (little) monetary gift, kind of like a tip

Etymology[edit]

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

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

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