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NounEdit

idolum ‎(plural idola)

  1. An insubstantial image; a spectre or phantom.
  2. A mental image or idea.
  3. A misconception or fallacy. (Can we add an example for this sense?)

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LatinEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Ancient Greek εἴδωλον(eídōlon, image; idol), from εἶδος(eîdos, form).

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NounEdit

īdōlum n ‎(genitive īdōlī); second declension

  1. image, form, especially a spectre, apparition or ghost
  2. (Late Latin, Christianity) idol

InflectionEdit

Second declension.

Case Singular Plural
nominative īdōlum īdōla
genitive īdōlī īdōlōrum
dative īdōlō īdōlīs
accusative īdōlum īdōla
ablative īdōlō īdōlīs
vocative īdōlum īdōla

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