sacrificium

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Etymology[edit]

From sacrificus (sacrificial), from sacrificō (I sacrifice), from sacer (sacred) + faciō (do, make)

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sacrificium n (genitive sacrificiī); second declension

  1. Something made sacred or given to a deity, sacrifice.

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Second declension.

Case Singular Plural
Nominative sacrificium sacrificia
Genitive sacrificiī
sacrificī1
sacrificiōrum
Dative sacrificiō sacrificiīs
Accusative sacrificium sacrificia
Ablative sacrificiō sacrificiīs
Vocative sacrificium sacrificia

1Found in older Latin (until the Augustan Age).

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References[edit]

  • sacrificium in Charlton T. Lewis and Charles Short (1879) A Latin Dictionary, Oxford: Clarendon Press
  • sacrificium in Charlton T. Lewis (1891) An Elementary Latin Dictionary, New York: Harper & Brothers
  • sacrificium in Charles du Fresne du Cange’s Glossarium Mediæ et Infimæ Latinitatis (augmented edition, 1883–1887)
  • sacrificium in Gaffiot, Félix (1934) Dictionnaire Illustré Latin-Français, Hachette
  • Carl Meissner; Henry William Auden (1894) Latin Phrase-Book[1], London: Macmillan and Co.
    • to sacrifice: sacra, sacrificium facere (ἱερὰ ῥέζειν), sacrificare
    • a periodically recurring (annual) sacrifice: sacrificium statum (solemne) (Tusc. 1. 47. 113)
  • sacrificium in Harry Thurston Peck, editor (1898) Harper's Dictionary of Classical Antiquities, New York: Harper & Brothers
  • sacrificium in William Smith et al., editor (1890) A Dictionary of Greek and Roman Antiquities, London: William Wayte. G. E. Marindin