Octavius

See also: octavius

EnglishEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Latin Octāvius, name of a Roman gens.

PronunciationEdit

Proper nounEdit

Octavius

  1. A male given name from Latin, in occasional use.

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LatinEdit

 
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EtymologyEdit

From octāvus (eight) +‎ -ius.

PronunciationEdit

Proper nounEdit

Octāvius m sg (genitive Octāviī or Octāvī); second declension

  1. a Roman nomen gentile, gens or "family name" famously held by:
    1. Augustus, the first Roman emperor

DeclensionEdit

Second-declension noun, singular only.

Case Singular
Nominative Octāvius
Genitive Octāviī
Octāvī1
Dative Octāviō
Accusative Octāvium
Ablative Octāviō
Vocative Octāvī

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

Derived termsEdit

ReferencesEdit

  • Octavius in Charlton T. Lewis and Charles Short (1879) A Latin Dictionary, Oxford: Clarendon Press
  • Octavius in Gaffiot, Félix (1934) Dictionnaire illustré Latin-Français, Hachette