periodus

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See also: periódus

Latin[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Ancient Greek περίοδος (períodos).

Alternative forms[edit]

Noun[edit]

periodus f (genitive periodī); second declension

  1. a complete sentence; period
  2. the circuit of the four Grecian games

Inflection[edit]

Second declension.

Case Singular Plural
nominative periodus periodī
genitive periodī periodōrum
dative periodō periodīs
accusative periodum periodōs
ablative periodō periodīs
vocative periode periodī

Descendants[edit]

References[edit]

  • periodus in Charlton T. Lewis and Charles Short (1879) A Latin Dictionary, Oxford: Clarendon Press
  • du Cange, Charles (1883), “periodus”, in G. A. Louis Henschel, Pierre Carpentier, Léopold Favre, editors, Glossarium Mediæ et Infimæ Latinitatis (in Latin), Niort: L. Favre
  • periodus” in Félix Gaffiot’s Dictionnaire Illustré Latin-Français, Hachette (1934)
  • Carl Meissner; Henry William Auden (1894) Latin Phrase-Book[1], London: Macmillan and Co.
    • the period: ambitus, circuitus, comprehensio, continuatio (verborum, orationis), also simply periodus