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EtymologyEdit

Borrowed from Ancient Greek ὡρολόγιον (hōrológion).

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

hōrologium n (genitive hōrologiī or hōrologī); second declension

  1. A sundial
  2. A water clock
  3. (later Latin): A clock

DeclensionEdit

Second-declension noun (neuter).

Case Singular Plural
Nominative hōrologium hōrologia
Genitive hōrologiī
hōrologī1
hōrologiōrum
Dative hōrologiō hōrologiīs
Accusative hōrologium hōrologia
Ablative hōrologiō hōrologiīs
Vocative hōrologium hōrologia

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

DescendantsEdit

  • Dutch: horloge
    • Afrikaans: horlosie
    • Indonesian: arloji
    • Papiamentu: oloshi
  • Emilian: arlói
  • English: horologe
  • Esperanto: horloĝo

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