praestigium

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Latin[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Two suppositions:

  • praestinguō ‎(to obscure, extinguish).
  • praestringō ‎(to blind; to blindfold; to dazzle or confuse someone)

Noun[edit]

praestigium n ‎(genitive praestigiī); second declension

  1. delusion, illusion
  2. magic trick

Inflection[edit]

Second declension.

Case Singular Plural
nominative praestigium praestigia
genitive praestigiī praestigiōrum
dative praestigiō praestigiīs
accusative praestigium praestigia
ablative praestigiō praestigiīs
vocative praestigium praestigia

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