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EtymologyEdit

From Ancient Greek ἀμφιθέᾱτρον (amphithéātron), from ἀμφί (amphí, on both sides) + θέᾱτρον (théātron, theatre).

PronunciationEdit

  • (Classical) IPA(key): /am.pʰi.tʰeˈaː.trum/, [am.pʰɪ.tʰɛˈaː.trũ]

NounEdit

amphitheātrum n (genitive amphitheātrī); second declension

  1. an amphitheatre, amphitheater

InflectionEdit

Second declension.

Case Singular Plural
nominative amphitheātrum amphitheātra
genitive amphitheātrī amphitheātrōrum
dative amphitheātrō amphitheātrīs
accusative amphitheātrum amphitheātra
ablative amphitheātrō amphitheātrīs
vocative amphitheātrum amphitheātra

ReferencesEdit

  • amphitheatrum in Charlton T. Lewis and Charles Short (1879) A Latin Dictionary, Oxford: Clarendon Press
  • amphitheatrum in Charlton T. Lewis (1891) An Elementary Latin Dictionary, New York: Harper & Brothers
  • amphitheatrum” in Félix Gaffiot’s Dictionnaire Illustré Latin-Français, Hachette (1934)
  • amphitheatrum in Harry Thurston Peck, editor (1898) Harper's Dictionary of Classical Antiquities, New York: Harper & Brothers
  • amphitheatrum in Samuel Ball Platner (1929), Thomas Ashby, editor, A Topographical Dictionary of Ancient Rome, London: Oxford University Press
  • amphitheatrum in William Smith et al., editor (1890) A Dictionary of Greek and Roman Antiquities, London: William Wayte. G. E. Marindin