ostiarius

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Latin[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From ostium (door).

Pronunciation[edit]

Adjective[edit]

ostiārius (feminine ostiāria, neuter ostiārium); first/second declension

  1. of or pertaining to a door

Inflection[edit]

First/second declension.

Number Singular Plural
Case / Gender Masculine Feminine Neuter Masculine Feminine Neuter
nominative ostiārius ostiāria ostiārium ostiāriī ostiāriae ostiāria
genitive ostiāriī ostiāriae ostiāriī ostiāriōrum ostiāriārum ostiāriōrum
dative ostiāriō ostiāriō ostiāriīs
accusative ostiārium ostiāriam ostiārium ostiāriōs ostiāriās ostiāria
ablative ostiāriō ostiāriā ostiāriō ostiāriīs
vocative ostiārie ostiāria ostiārium ostiāriī ostiāriae ostiāria

Noun[edit]

ostiārius m (genitive ostiāriī); second declension

  1. porter, doorman

Inflection[edit]

Second declension.

Case Singular Plural
nominative ostiārius ostiāriī
genitive ostiāriī ostiāriōrum
dative ostiāriō ostiāriīs
accusative ostiārium ostiāriōs
ablative ostiāriō ostiāriīs
vocative ostiārie ostiāriī

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References[edit]

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