sacerdotium

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Latin[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Derived from sacerdōs ‎(priest) +‎ -ium ‎(noun-forming suffix).

Pronunciation[edit]

  • (Classical) IPA(key): /sa.kerˈdoː.ti.um/, [sa.kɛrˈdoː.ti.ũ]
  • (Ecclesiastical) IPA(key): /sa.t͡ʃerˈdo.t͡si.um/, [sa.t͡ʃerˈdɔː.t͡si̯um], [sa.t͡ʃɛrˈdɔː.t͡si̯um]

Noun[edit]

sacerdōtium n ‎(genitive sacerdōtiī); second declension

  1. An office of priests, priesthood.

Inflection[edit]

Second declension.

Case Singular Plural
nominative sacerdōtium sacerdōtia
genitive sacerdōtiī sacerdōtiōrum
dative sacerdōtiō sacerdōtiīs
accusative sacerdōtium sacerdōtia
ablative sacerdōtiō sacerdōtiīs
vocative sacerdōtium sacerdōtia

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