English edit

Etymology edit

From Latin calendārium. Doublet of calendar.

Noun edit

calendarium (plural calendaria or calendariums)

  1. A calendar or timeline or events.
    • 1865, “PHŒNI’CIA”, in Chambers’s Encyclopædia: A Dictionary of Universal Knowledge for the People, volume VII, London: W. and R. Chambers, page 497:
      Phœnician names occur in Suidas, Dioscorides, Apuleius, in martyrologies, calendariums, Acts of Councils, in Church Fathers (Augustine, Priscianus, Servus), &c.
    • 1910, The Catholic Encyclopedia: An International Work of Reference on the Constitution, Doctrine, Discipline, and History of the Catholic Church, page 249:
      A certain Paolo Clarante also composed a calendarium and offered it to the pope for examination.
    • 1943, The Sight-Saving Review, page 213:
      His stories were not new but were arranged in order as in the several calendaria.
    • 1976, Paper, page 96:
      ALTHOUGH starch is an important raw material of the paper making industry, the starch indusry has not been able to cope with the technical specification requirements for coated packaging boards, nor with those for gravure coated papers, nor with the better offset grades typically as used for the higher quality advertising material, calendariums and art printings.
    • 1991, JPRS Report: East Europe, page 38:
      This is attested to also by the calendariums of Czech and Moravian codices with liturgical content.

Latin edit

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Etymology edit

From kalendae (Kalends, first day of the month) +‎ -ārium (of purpose), via *kalendārius (relating to the Kalends), from calō (I call out).

Pronunciation edit

Noun edit

calendārium n (genitive calendāriī or calendārī); second declension

  1. An account book, debt book.

Declension edit

Second-declension noun (neuter).

Case Singular Plural
Nominative calendārium calendāria
Genitive calendāriī
Dative calendāriō calendāriīs
Accusative calendārium calendāria
Ablative calendāriō calendāriīs
Vocative calendārium calendāria

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

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References edit

  • calendarium”, in Charlton T. Lewis and Charles Short (1879) A Latin Dictionary, Oxford: Clarendon Press
  • calendarium in Charles du Fresne du Cange’s Glossarium Mediæ et Infimæ Latinitatis (augmented edition with additions by D. P. Carpenterius, Adelungius and others, edited by Léopold Favre, 1883–1887)
  • calendarium in Gaffiot, Félix (1934) Dictionnaire illustré latin-français, Hachette.
  • calendarium”, in Harry Thurston Peck, editor (1898), Harper's Dictionary of Classical Antiquities, New York: Harper & Brothers
  • calendarium in Ramminger, Johann (2016 July 16 (last accessed)) Neulateinische Wortliste: Ein Wörterbuch des Lateinischen von Petrarca bis 1700[1], pre-publication website, 2005-2016
  • calendarium”, in William Smith et al., editor (1890), A Dictionary of Greek and Roman Antiquities, London: William Wayte. G. E. Marindin