solium

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Latin[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Believed to be an alteration of Old Latin *sodium, from Proto-Indo-European *sodyom (compare Old Irish suide (seat)), from *sed-.

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

solium n (genitive solii); second declension

  1. seat, chair
  2. throne, chair of state, official seat
  3. (figuratively) rule, sway, dominion
  4. tub, bathtub
  5. stone coffin, sarcophagus

Inflection[edit]

Second declension.

Case Singular Plural
nominative solium solia
genitive soliī soliōrum
dative soliō soliīs
accusative solium solia
ablative soliō soliīs
vocative solium solia

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References[edit]

  • solium in Charlton T. Lewis and Charles Short (1879) A Latin Dictionary, Oxford: Clarendon Press
  • solium in Charlton T. Lewis (1891) An Elementary Latin Dictionary, New York: Harper & Brothers
  • du Cange, Charles (1883), “solium”, in G. A. Louis Henschel, Pierre Carpentier, Léopold Favre, editors, Glossarium Mediæ et Infimæ Latinitatis (in Latin), Niort: L. Favre
  • solium” in Félix Gaffiot’s Dictionnaire Illustré Latin-Français, Hachette (1934)
  • solium in Harry Thurston Peck, editor (1898) Harper's Dictionary of Classical Antiquities, New York: Harper & Brothers
  • solium in William Smith et al., editor (1890) A Dictionary of Greek and Roman Antiquities, London: William Wayte. G. E. Marindin