Mercurius

See also: mercurius

EnglishEdit

NounEdit

Mercurius (uncountable)

  1. A homeopathic remedy involving mercury.

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PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /mɛrˈkyː.ri.ʏs/
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Proper nounEdit

Mercurius m

  1. the planet Mercury
  2. Mercury, the Roman god

SynonymsEdit

  • (Roman god of commerce): Mercuur (obsolete)

Related termsEdit


EstonianEdit

Proper nounEdit

Mercurius

  1. Mercury

LatinEdit

EtymologyEdit

Possibly from merx (merchandise), or perhaps from Etruscan and influenced by merx.[1]

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

Mercurius m sg (genitive Mercuriī or Mercurī); second declension

  1. Mercury; a Roman god associated with speed and trade; sometimes used as a messenger of the Gods, wearing winged sandals. Mercury was equated with the Greek god Hermes and many other Ancient divinities.

DeclensionEdit

Second-declension noun, singular only.

Case Singular
Nominative Mercurius
Genitive Mercuriī
Mercurī1
Dative Mercuriō
Accusative Mercurium
Ablative Mercuriō
Vocative Mercurī

1Found in older Latin (until the Augustan Age).

Derived termsEdit

DescendantsEdit

  • Middle English: Mercurie, mercurie

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Middle EnglishEdit

Proper nounEdit

Mercurius

  1. Alternative form of Mercurie

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