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EtymologyEdit

From caput.

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

capitium n (genitive capitiī); second declension

  1. covering for the head
  2. opening in a tunic for the head
  3. vestment (put on over the head)

InflectionEdit

Second declension.

Case Singular Plural
nominative capitium capitia
genitive capitiī
capitī1
capitiōrum
dative capitiō capitiīs
accusative capitium capitia
ablative capitiō capitiīs
vocative capitium capitia

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

DescendantsEdit

ReferencesEdit

  • capitium in Charlton T. Lewis and Charles Short (1879) A Latin Dictionary, Oxford: Clarendon Press
  • du Cange, Charles (1883), “capitium”, in G. A. Louis Henschel, Pierre Carpentier, Léopold Favre, editors, Glossarium Mediæ et Infimæ Latinitatis (in Latin), Niort: L. Favre
  • capitium” in Félix Gaffiot’s Dictionnaire Illustré Latin-Français, Hachette (1934)
  • capitium in Harry Thurston Peck, editor (1898) Harper's Dictionary of Classical Antiquities, New York: Harper & Brothers
  • capitium in William Smith, editor (1854, 1857) A Dictionary of Greek and Roman Geography, volume 1 & 2, London: Walton and Maberly
  • capitium in William Smith et al., editor (1890) A Dictionary of Greek and Roman Antiquities, London: William Wayte. G. E. Marindin