zotheca

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English[edit]

Noun[edit]

zotheca

  1. A small living room, as distinguished from a room for sleeping: an alcove.

Latin[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Ancient Greek ζωθήκη (zōthḗkē)

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

zōthēca f (genitive zōthēcae); first declension

  1. a private room, chamber, or closet
  2. a recess, niche

Inflection[edit]

First declension.

Case Singular Plural
nominative zōthēca zōthēcae
genitive zōthēcae zōthēcārum
dative zōthēcae zōthēcīs
accusative zōthēcam zōthēcās
ablative zōthēcā zōthēcīs
vocative zōthēca zōthēcae

Derived terms[edit]

References[edit]

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