pittacium

LatinEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Ancient Greek πιττάκιον (pittakion, receipt, ticket).

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

pittacium n (genitive pittaciī); second declension

  1. label, ticket on a wine bottle or amphora
  2. a plaster; small piece of linen with salve
  3. a patch on a garment

InflectionEdit

Second declension neuter.

Number Singular Plural
nominative pittacium pittacia
genitive pittaciī pittaciōrum
dative pittaciō pittaciīs
accusative pittacium pittacia
ablative pittaciō pittaciīs
vocative pittacium pittacia

DescendantsEdit

  • Catalan: pedaç
  • Italian: petacciola, petaccia, petazza
  • Portuguese: pedaço

ReferencesEdit

  • pittacium in Charlton T. Lewis & Charles Short, A Latin Dictionary, Oxford: Clarendon Press, 1879
Last modified on 22 September 2013, at 06:03