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LatinEdit

Etymology 1Edit

artifex, artificis +‎ -ium

NounEdit

artificium n (genitive artificiī or artificī); second declension

  1. art, craft, trade
  2. skill, talent, artifice
DeclensionEdit

Second-declension noun (neuter).

Case Singular Plural
Nominative artificium artificia
Genitive artificiī
artificī1
artificiōrum
Dative artificiō artificiīs
Accusative artificium artificia
Ablative artificiō artificiīs
Vocative artificium artificia

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

DescendantsEdit
  • English: artifice
  • French: artifice
  • Italian: artificio

Etymology 2Edit

AdjectiveEdit

artificium

  1. genitive masculine plural of artifex
  2. genitive feminine plural of artifex
  3. genitive neuter plural of artifex

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