titulus

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Latin titulus. Doublet of tilde, title, and tittle.

Noun[edit]

titulus (plural tituli)

  1. A caption, title or other inscription, especially an Ancient Roman type.

Latin[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Most likely from Etruscan.[1]

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

titulus m (genitive titulī); second declension

  1. title
  2. placard, tablet
  3. inscription
  4. epitaph

Declension[edit]

Second-declension noun.

Case Singular Plural
Nominative titulus titulī
Genitive titulī titulōrum
Dative titulō titulīs
Accusative titulum titulōs
Ablative titulō titulīs
Vocative titule titulī

Descendants[edit]

References[edit]

  • titulus in Charlton T. Lewis and Charles Short (1879) A Latin Dictionary, Oxford: Clarendon Press
  • titulus in Charlton T. Lewis (1891) An Elementary Latin Dictionary, New York: Harper & Brothers
  • titulus in Charles du Fresne du Cange’s Glossarium Mediæ et Infimæ Latinitatis (augmented edition, 1883–1887)
  • titulus in Gaffiot, Félix (1934) Dictionnaire illustré Latin-Français, Hachette
  • titulus in Harry Thurston Peck, editor (1898) Harper's Dictionary of Classical Antiquities, New York: Harper & Brothers
  1. ^ Ostler, Ad Infinitum: A Biography of Latin, p. 43