graphium

EnglishEdit

EtymologyEdit

Latin graphium (stylus)

NounEdit

graphium (plural graphia)

  1. A stylus (for writing).

LatinEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Ancient Greek γραφεῖον (grapheîon), from γράφω (gráphō).

NounEdit

graphium n (genitive graphiī or graphī); second declension

  1. stylus (for writing)
  2. pen

DeclensionEdit

Second-declension noun (neuter).

Case Singular Plural
Nominative graphium graphia
Genitive graphiī
graphī1
graphiōrum
Dative graphiō graphiīs
Accusative graphium graphia
Ablative graphiō graphiīs
Vocative graphium graphia

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

DescendantsEdit

  • English: graft
  • French: greffe
  • Indonesian: garpu

ReferencesEdit

  • graphium in Charlton T. Lewis and Charles Short, A Latin Dictionary, Oxford: Clarendon Press, 1879
  • graphium in Charlton T. Lewis, An Elementary Latin Dictionary, New York: Harper & Brothers, 1891
  • graphium in Charles du Fresne du Cange’s Glossarium Mediæ et Infimæ Latinitatis (augmented edition, 1883–1887)
  • graphium in Gaffiot, Félix, Dictionnaire illustré Latin-Français, Hachette, 1934
  • graphium in Harry Thurston Peck, editor, Harper's Dictionary of Classical Antiquities, New York: Harper & Brothers, 1898
  • graphium in William Smith et al., editor, A Dictionary of Greek and Roman Antiquities, London: William Wayte. G. E. Marindin, 1890