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EtymologyEdit

From augeō (spread, honor, promote).

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NounEdit

auxilium n (genitive auxiliī or auxilī); second declension

  1. help, aid
  2. (medicine) antidote, remedy

DeclensionEdit

Second-declension noun (neuter).

Case Singular Plural
Nominative auxilium auxilia
Genitive auxiliī
auxilī1
auxiliōrum
Dative auxiliō auxiliīs
Accusative auxilium auxilia
Ablative auxiliō auxiliīs
Vocative auxilium auxilia

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

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ReferencesEdit

  • auxilium in Charlton T. Lewis and Charles Short (1879) A Latin Dictionary, Oxford: Clarendon Press
  • auxilium in Charlton T. Lewis (1891) An Elementary Latin Dictionary, New York: Harper & Brothers
  • auxilium in Charles du Fresne du Cange’s Glossarium Mediæ et Infimæ Latinitatis (augmented edition, 1883–1887)
  • auxilium in Gaffiot, Félix (1934) Dictionnaire Illustré Latin-Français, Hachette
  • Carl Meissner; Henry William Auden (1894) Latin Phrase-Book[1], London: Macmillan and Co.
    • to bring aid to; to rescue: auxilium, opem, salutem ferre alicui
    • to be reduced to one's last resource: ad extremum auxilium descendere
    • prompt assistance: auxilium praesens
    • (ambiguous) to come to assist any one: auxilio alicui venire
    • (ambiguous) to summon auxiliary troops: auxilia arcessere