horologium

See also: Horologium

LatinEdit

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

ReferencesEdit

  • horologium in Charlton T. Lewis and Charles Short (1879) A Latin Dictionary, Oxford: Clarendon Press
  • horologium in Charlton T. Lewis (1891) An Elementary Latin Dictionary, New York: Harper & Brothers
  • horologium in Charles du Fresne du Cange’s Glossarium Mediæ et Infimæ Latinitatis (augmented edition, 1883–1887)
  • horologium in Gaffiot, Félix (1934) Dictionnaire illustré Latin-Français, Hachette
  • horologium in Harry Thurston Peck, editor (1898) Harper's Dictionary of Classical Antiquities, New York: Harper & Brothers
  • horologium in Ramminger, Johann (accessed 16 July 2016) Neulateinische Wortliste: Ein Wörterbuch des Lateinischen von Petrarca bis 1700[1], pre-publication website, 2005-2016
  • horologium in William Smith et al., editor (1890) A Dictionary of Greek and Roman Antiquities, London: William Wayte. G. E. Marindin