portorium

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Latin[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From porta (gate), or, as it appears in Plautus, possibly from an earlier stage of the language having an equivalent etymology.

Noun[edit]

portōrium n (genitive portōriī); second declension

  1. tax, duty (on imported goods)

Inflection[edit]

Second declension.

Case Singular Plural
nominative portōrium portōria
genitive portōriī portōriōrum
dative portōriō portōriīs
accusative portōrium portōria
ablative portōriō portōriīs
vocative portōrium portōria

References[edit]

  • portorium in Charlton T. Lewis and Charles Short (1879) A Latin Dictionary, Oxford: Clarendon Press
  • portorium in Charlton T. Lewis (1891) An Elementary Latin Dictionary, New York: Harper & Brothers
  • du Cange, Charles (1883), “portorium”, in G. A. Louis Henschel, Pierre Carpentier, Léopold Favre, editors, Glossarium Mediæ et Infimæ Latinitatis (in Latin), Niort: L. Favre
  • portorium” in Félix Gaffiot’s Dictionnaire Illustré Latin-Français, Hachette (1934)
  • portorium in Harry Thurston Peck, editor (1898) Harper's Dictionary of Classical Antiquities, New York: Harper & Brothers
  • portorium in William Smith et al., editor (1890) A Dictionary of Greek and Roman Antiquities, London: William Wayte. G. E. Marindin