promunturium

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Etymology[edit]

From the same root as prōmineō.

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

prōmunturium n (genitive prōmunturiī); second declension

  1. peak; highest part of a mountain chain.
  2. cape, headland, promontory

Inflection[edit]

Second declension.

Case Singular Plural
nominative prōmunturium prōmunturia
genitive prōmunturiī prōmunturiōrum
dative prōmunturiō prōmunturiīs
accusative prōmunturium prōmunturia
ablative prōmunturiō prōmunturiīs
vocative prōmunturium prōmunturia

Descendants[edit]

References[edit]

  • promunturium in Charlton T. Lewis and Charles Short (1879) A Latin Dictionary, Oxford: Clarendon Press
  • promunturium in Charlton T. Lewis (1891) An Elementary Latin Dictionary, New York: Harper & Brothers
  • promunturium” in Félix Gaffiot’s Dictionnaire Illustré Latin-Français, Hachette (1934)
  • Carl Meissner; Henry William Auden (1894) Latin Phrase-Book[1], London: Macmillan and Co.
    • a promontory juts out into the sea: promunturium in mare procurrit
    • to double a cape: promunturium superare
    • to double an island, cape: superare insulam, promunturium