Augusta Treverorum

Latin edit

Alternative forms edit

Etymology edit

From Augusta (town honoring Augustus or an emperor) + Trēverōrum, genitive of Trēverī, a German tribe whose name was sometimes mistakenly understood as meaning “the three men”.

Pronunciation edit

Proper noun edit

Augusta Trēverōrum f sg (genitive Augustae Trēverōrum); first declension

  1. (historical) Trier (a city in the Roman Empire, now in Germany)

Declension edit

First-declension noun with an indeclinable portion, with locative, singular only.

Case Singular
Nominative Augusta Trēverōrum
Genitive Augustae Trēverōrum
Dative Augustae Trēverōrum
Accusative Augustam Trēverōrum
Ablative Augustā Trēverōrum
Vocative Augusta Trēverōrum
Locative Augustae Trēverōrum

Derived terms edit

Descendants edit

  • English: Treves
  • French: Trèves

References edit

  • “Augusta Treverorum (Trier)”, in[1], 2021 October 9 (last accessed)