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  • Hyphenation: mor‧tu‧a‧ri‧um

EtymologyEdit

From Medieval Latin mortuārium (receptacle for the dead; mortuary), neuter form of mortuārius (of or pertaining to the dead), from Latin mortuus, perfect passive participle of morior (I die).

NounEdit

mortuarium n (plural mortuariums or mortuaria, diminutive mortuariumpje n)

  1. mortuary

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LatinEdit

EtymologyEdit

mortuus (corpse) +‎ -ārium (place for).

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NounEdit

mortuārium n (genitive mortuāriī); second declension

  1. (Medieval Latin) A receptacle for the dead; mortuary.

InflectionEdit

Second declension.

Case Singular Plural
nominative mortuārium mortuāria
genitive mortuāriī mortuāriōrum
dative mortuāriō mortuāriīs
accusative mortuārium mortuāria
ablative mortuāriō mortuāriīs
vocative mortuārium mortuāria

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ReferencesEdit

  • du Cange, Charles (1883), “mortuarium”, in G. A. Louis Henschel, Pierre Carpentier, Léopold Favre, editors, Glossarium Mediæ et Infimæ Latinitatis (in Latin), Niort: L. Favre