paganismus

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Latin[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From pāgānus (rural, rustic; unlearned; heathen, pagan) +‎ -ismus, from pāgus (area outside of a city, countryside).

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Noun[edit]

pāgānismus m (genitive pāgānismī); second declension

  1. (Ecclesiastical Latin) heathenry, paganism, heathenism
  2. (rare, poetic) heresy, detachment from God

Declension[edit]

Second-declension noun.

Case Singular Plural
Nominative pāgānismus pāgānismī
Genitive pāgānismī pāgānismōrum
Dative pāgānismō pāgānismīs
Accusative pāgānismum pāgānismōs
Ablative pāgānismō pāgānismīs
Vocative pāgānisme pāgānismī

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References[edit]

  • paganismus”, in Charlton T. Lewis and Charles Short (1879) A Latin Dictionary, Oxford: Clarendon Press
  • paganismus in Gaffiot, Félix (1934) Dictionnaire illustré latin-français, Hachette