paedagogium

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Latin[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Ancient Greek παιδαγωγεῖον (paidagōgeîon, place where pedagogues waited for their boys; school).

Pronunciation[edit]

  • (Classical) IPA(key): /pae̯.da.ɡoːˈɡiː.um/, [pae̯.da.ɡoːˈɡiː.ũ]

Noun[edit]

paedagōgīum n (genitive paedagōgīī); second declension

  1. A training school for pageboys; the pages' hall.
  2. (in the plural) Pageboys in such an establishment.

Inflection[edit]

Second declension.

Case Singular Plural
nominative paedagōgīum paedagōgīa
genitive paedagōgīī paedagōgīōrum
dative paedagōgīō paedagōgīīs
accusative paedagōgīum paedagōgīa
ablative paedagōgīō paedagōgīīs
vocative paedagōgīum paedagōgīa

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References[edit]

  • paedagogium in Charlton T. Lewis and Charles Short (1879) A Latin Dictionary, Oxford: Clarendon Press
  • du Cange, Charles (1883), “paedagogium”, in G. A. Louis Henschel, Pierre Carpentier, Léopold Favre, editors, Glossarium Mediæ et Infimæ Latinitatis (in Latin), Niort: L. Favre
  • paedagogium” in Félix Gaffiot’s Dictionnaire Illustré Latin-Français, Hachette (1934)
  • paedagogium in Samuel Ball Platner (1929), Thomas Ashby, editor, A Topographical Dictionary of Ancient Rome, London: Oxford University Press
  • paedagogium in Ramminger, Johann (accessed 16 July 2016) Neulateinische Wortliste: Ein Wörterbuch des Lateinischen von Petrarca bis 1700[1], pre-publication website, 2005-2016