abecedarium

See also: Abecedarium

EnglishEdit

 
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EtymologyEdit

Borrowed from Latin abecedārium.

PronunciationEdit

  • (US) IPA(key): /ˌeɪ.bi.siˈdɛəɹ.i.əm/

NounEdit

abecedarium (plural abecedaria)

  1. A book used to teach the alphabet; alphabet book; primer.[1]
  2. An inscription consisting of the letters of an alphabet, almost always listed in order.

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ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ Philip Babcock Gove (editor), Webster's Third International Dictionary of the English Language, Unabridged (G. & C. Merriam Co., 1976 [1909], →ISBN), page 2

LatinEdit

EtymologyEdit

Substantive from abecedārius (alphabetical).

PronunciationEdit

  • (Classical) IPA(key): /a.be.keˈdaː.ri.um/, [a.bɛ.kɛˈd̪aː.ri.ʊ̃ˑ]
  • (Ecclesiastical) IPA(key): /a.be.t͡ʃeˈda.ri.um/, [a.bɛ.t͡ʃɛˈd̪aː.ri.um]
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NounEdit

abecedārium n (genitive abecedāriī or abecedārī); second declension

  1. alphabet, ABCs
  2. accusative singular of abecedārium
  3. vocative singular of abecedārium

DeclensionEdit

Second-declension noun (neuter).

Case Singular Plural
Nominative abecedārium abecedāria
Genitive abecedāriī
abecedārī1
abecedāriōrum
Dative abecedāriō abecedāriīs
Accusative abecedārium abecedāria
Ablative abecedāriō abecedāriīs
Vocative abecedārium abecedāria

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

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ReferencesEdit

Professor Kidd, et al. Collins Gem Latin Dictionary. HarperCollins Publishers (Glasgow: 2004). →ISBN. page 1.