sacrilegium

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Etymology[edit]

Derived from sacrilegus ‎(sacrilegious) +‎ -ium ‎(nominalizing suffix).

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sacrilegium n ‎(genitive sacrilegiī); second declension

  1. The robbing of a temple, stealing of sacred objects, sacrilege.
  2. Violation of sacred things, profanation, sacrilege.

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Second declension.

Case Singular Plural
nominative sacrilegium sacrilegia
genitive sacrilegiī sacrilegiōrum
dative sacrilegiō sacrilegiīs
accusative sacrilegium sacrilegia
ablative sacrilegiō sacrilegiīs
vocative sacrilegium sacrilegia

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