sepulcrum

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Latin[edit]

Alternative forms[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From sepultum, supine of sepeliō (I inter).

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

sepulcrum n (genitive sepulcrī); second declension

  1. grave, burial place
  2. tomb, sepulchre

Inflection[edit]

Second declension.

Case Singular Plural
nominative sepulcrum sepulcra
genitive sepulcrī sepulcrōrum
dative sepulcrō sepulcrīs
accusative sepulcrum sepulcra
ablative sepulcrō sepulcrīs
vocative sepulcrum sepulcra

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References[edit]

  • sepulcrum in Charlton T. Lewis and Charles Short (1879) A Latin Dictionary, Oxford: Clarendon Press
  • sepulcrum in Charlton T. Lewis (1891) An Elementary Latin Dictionary, New York: Harper & Brothers
  • sepulcrum” in Félix Gaffiot’s Dictionnaire Illustré Latin-Français, Hachette (1934)
  • Carl Meissner; Henry William Auden (1894) Latin Phrase-Book[1], London: Macmillan and Co.
    • to entomb a dead body: mortuum in sepulcro condere
    • the epitaph: elogium in sepulcro incisum
    • this is the inscription on his tomb..: sepulcro (Dat.) or in sepulcro hoc inscriptum est
  • sepulcrum in Harry Thurston Peck, editor (1898) Harper's Dictionary of Classical Antiquities, New York: Harper & Brothers
  • sepulcrum in William Smith et al., editor (1890) A Dictionary of Greek and Roman Antiquities, London: William Wayte. G. E. Marindin