officium

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Latin[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From earlier *opi-fak-io-, an old derivative of ops, opis (power, ability, resources).

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

officium n (genitive officiī); second declension

  1. duty, service
  2. office
  3. (figurative) an obligatory service, visit, or gesture

Inflection[edit]

Second declension neuter.

Number Singular Plural
nominative officium officia
genitive officiī officiōrum
dative officiō officiīs
accusative officium officia
ablative officiō officiīs
vocative officium officia

Descendants[edit]