purgatorium

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See also: purgatórium

Latin[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Post-Classical substantive use of purgātōrius (cleansing, purgative), from purgō (cleanse, purify).

Noun[edit]

pūrgātōrium n (genitive pūrgātōriī); second declension

  1. a purgative
  2. act or means of cleansing
  3. (Ecclesiastical) purgatory

Inflection[edit]

Second declension.

Case Singular Plural
nominative pūrgātōrium pūrgātōria
genitive pūrgātōriī pūrgātōriōrum
dative pūrgātōriō pūrgātōriīs
accusative pūrgātōrium pūrgātōria
ablative pūrgātōriō pūrgātōriīs
vocative pūrgātōrium pūrgātōria

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References[edit]

  • du Cange, Charles (1883), “purgatorium”, in G. A. Louis Henschel, Pierre Carpentier, Léopold Favre, editors, Glossarium Mediæ et Infimæ Latinitatis (in Latin), Niort: L. Favre