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tripudium

LatinEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Latin ter + pes. See the old form tripodātiō, but compare pudeō, repudium, paviō, paveō.

NounEdit

tripudium n (genitive tripudiī); second declension

  1. a measured stamping, a leaping, jumping, dancing in religious solemnities; a solemn religious dance
  2. a dance
  3. a favorable omen (when the chickens ate so greedily that the food dropped from their mouths to the ground)

InflectionEdit

Second declension neuter.

Number Singular Plural
nominative tripudium tripudia
genitive tripudiī tripudiōrum
dative tripudiō tripudiīs
accusative tripudium tripudia
ablative tripudiō tripudiīs
vocative tripudium tripudia

ReferencesEdit

  • tripudium in Charlton T. Lewis & Charles Short, A Latin Dictionary, Oxford: Clarendon Press, 1879