typus

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Latin[edit]

Alternative forms[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Ancient Greek τῠ́πος (túpos, mark”, “impression”, “type), from τῠ́πτω (túptō, I strike, beat).

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

typus m (genitive typī); second declension

  1. figure, image
    1. bas-relief
    2. (surveying) ground-plan
    3. (Medieval Latin) a mystical figure or symbol, a prefiguration or portent
  2. type, form, sort, kind
  3. (medicine) form, type, or character of a fever
    1. (Medieval Latin) a periodic fever
  4. (New Latin, numismatics) a coin die
  5. (New Latin) a printing form or font die
    1. (singular only, collectively) literature, printed material, books
    2. (plural only, as typī, typōrum) a printing house, a printery
      Typis Archicœnobii Montis Casini  [1]
      from the Printing House of the Archabbey of Monte Cassino
  6. (New Latin, taxonomy, zoology) When it is the specific epithet of a binomial name, indicates it is the type species.

Declension[edit]

Second declension.

Case Singular Plural
nominative typus typī
genitive typī typōrum
dative typō typīs
accusative typum typōs
ablative typō typīs
vocative type typī

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References[edit]

  • typus in Charlton T. Lewis and Charles Short (1879) A Latin Dictionary, Oxford: Clarendon Press
  • typus in Charlton T. Lewis (1891) An Elementary Latin Dictionary, New York: Harper & Brothers
  • du Cange, Charles (1883), “typus”, in G. A. Louis Henschel, Pierre Carpentier, Léopold Favre, editors, Glossarium Mediæ et Infimæ Latinitatis (in Latin), Niort: L. Favre
  • ty̆pus” on page 1,618/3 of Félix Gaffiot’s Dictionnaire Illustré Latin-Français, Hachette (1934)
  • typus in Ramminger, Johann (accessed 13.08.04) Neulateinische Wortliste: Ein Wörterbuch des Lateinischen von Petrarca bis 1700[2], pre-publication website, 2005-2016
  • type in The Century Dictionary, The Century Co., New York, 1911
  • typus (typos)” on page 1,998/3 of the Oxford Latin Dictionary (1st ed., 1968–82)
  • Niermeyer, Jan Frederik (1976), “1. typus”, in Mediae Latinitatis Lexicon Minus (in Latin), Leiden, Boston: Brill, page 1,028/2