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EtymologyEdit

From Ancient Greek αὐλαία (aulaía).

NounEdit

aulaeum n (genitive aulaei); second declension

  1. canopy, covering
  2. curtain (in a theatre)
  3. (in the plural) hangings, drapes, drapery

InflectionEdit

Second declension.

Case Singular Plural
nominative aulaeum aulaea
genitive aulaeī aulaeōrum
dative aulaeō aulaeīs
accusative aulaeum aulaea
ablative aulaeō aulaeīs
vocative aulaeum aulaea

DescendantsEdit

ReferencesEdit

  • aulaeum in Charlton T. Lewis and Charles Short (1879) A Latin Dictionary, Oxford: Clarendon Press
  • aulaeum in Charlton T. Lewis (1891) An Elementary Latin Dictionary, New York: Harper & Brothers
  • du Cange, Charles (1883), “aulaeum”, in G. A. Louis Henschel, Pierre Carpentier, Léopold Favre, editors, Glossarium Mediæ et Infimæ Latinitatis (in Latin), Niort: L. Favre
  • aulaeum” in Félix Gaffiot’s Dictionnaire Illustré Latin-Français, Hachette (1934)
  • aulaeum in Harry Thurston Peck, editor (1898) Harper's Dictionary of Classical Antiquities, New York: Harper & Brothers
  • aulaeum in William Smith et al., editor (1890) A Dictionary of Greek and Roman Antiquities, London: William Wayte. G. E. Marindin